Meuse River

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Noun1.Meuse River - a European riverMeuse River - 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 River - an American operation in World War I (1918)Meuse River - 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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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 the small Dutch town of Maasbommel in the Netherlands, one can find a series of amphibious houses along the Meuse River. Construction firm Dura Vermeer was tasked by the government to design 'flood preventive adaptive building techniques.'
The last French soldier to be killed in action also knew peace was at hand, but Augustin Trebuchon, 40, a messenger, obeyed orders to join in a charge across the Meuse river in thick fog and died at 10.45am.
There are the difficult jumps of the American, Polish, and British paratroopers to seize the Meuse River bridges at Eindhoven, Nijmegen, and Arnhem; the advance of the British XXX Corps to relieve the troopers and push into Germany; and the German opposition and the command post where Browning and his staff follow and fret over every development.
Two cars from the passenger train derailed when it rear-ended the freight train around 11pm on Sunday in Hermalle-Sous-Huy, a hamlet on the Meuse River.
At the moment, it's still rather difficult to reach the new museum, which is due to open on an island in the Meuse River on May 5.
Set in France, "The Lavender House in Meuse" traces the journey of Marie Durant Chagall from girlhood to adulthood; from her comfortable home in Marseille with her father and sister to the Front where she pursues her need for independence and service as a young woman; and finally to an inherited, rather isolated, country home by the Meuse River (surrounded by soothing lavender fields) where she seeks to heal, through solitude and nature, from trauma suffered in a bomb attack on her medical facility at The Front.
Starting from a point 225 metres above sea level, and dropping more than 100 metres over the Meuse river and valley deep below, it shoots thrill-seekers horizontally on a wire at average speeds of around 100 kilometres per hour.
The invasion of Dutch territory seemed necessary, because any German advance north of the Ardennes would run into the narrow gorge of the Meuse River valley, which was blocked by the fortress city of Liege.