Meuse


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Meuse

 (myo͞oz, mœz) also Maas (mäs)
A river of western Europe flowing about 900 km (560 mi) from northeast France through eastern Belgium and the southern Netherlands to the North Sea. Its valley was the scene of severe fighting during World Wars I and II.
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Meuse

(mɜːz; French møz)
n
1. (Placename) a department of N France, in Lorraine region: heavy fighting occurred here in World War I. Capital: Bar-le-Duc. Pop: 191 728 (2003 est). Area: 6241 sq km (2434 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a river in W Europe, rising in NE France and flowing north across E Belgium and the S Netherlands to join the Waal River before entering the North Sea. Length: 926 km (575 miles). Dutch name: Maas
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Meuse

(myuz; Fr. mœz)

n.
a river in W Europe, flowing from NE France through E Belgium and S Netherlands into the North Sea. 575 mi. (925 km) long. Dutch, Maas.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Meuse - a European riverMeuse - a European river; flows into the North Sea
Belgique, Belgium, Kingdom of Belgium - a monarchy in northwestern Europe; headquarters for the European Union and for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
Holland, Kingdom of The Netherlands, Nederland, Netherlands, The Netherlands - a constitutional monarchy in western Europe on the North Sea; half the country lies below sea level
2.Meuse - an American operation in World War I (1918)Meuse - an American operation in World War I (1918); American troops under Pershing drove back the German armies which were saved only by the armistice on November 11
battle of St Mihiel, Saint-Mihiel, St Mihiel - a battle in the Meuse-Argonne operation in World War I (1918); the battle in which American troops launched their first offensive in France
First World War, Great War, War to End War, World War 1, World War I - a war between the allies (Russia, France, British Empire, Italy, United States, Japan, Rumania, Serbia, Belgium, Greece, Portugal, Montenegro) and the Central Powers (Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey, Bulgaria) from 1914 to 1918
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
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Translations

Meuse

[mɜːz] NMosa m
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References in classic literature ?
also very far from it; for Loewestein, as the geographers tell us, is situated at the point of the islet which is formed by the confluence of the Waal and the Meuse, opposite Gorcum.
First Army forced the German defenders back to the Meuse River and helped end World War I as the main German railway line for the entire Western Front came under American artillery fire.
In June 2015, Jacqueline Meuse, individually and derivatively, filed a 14 count complaint in the circuit court against Bruce Henry, who was the manager of an entity formed by Meuse's late father, and others, including Meuse's sister, Nancy Fife.
WORCESTER - After watching Kaitlin Andrews pitch for three years, Hudson High senior Nicole Meuse finally got her chance to stand in the circle for the Hawks this season.
Lorraine, in Eastern France was for many years, the major production area for truffles and in the Meuse village of Houdelaincourt, it is possible to spend a weekend of total immersion in the subject of "uncinatum mesentericum".
These not only take place in Verdun but throughout the Meuse region.
On Wednesday, April 9, 16-year-old Caitlin Meuse participated in the Day of Silence campaign, where students agree not to speak for a day in order to promote school safety for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered students.
Meuse said she feels it will mean more having her husband there with her.
Meuse received her medical degree from the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine in Maine.