Saint-Mihiel

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Saint-Mi·hiel

 (sānt-mē-yĕl′, săN-)
A village of northeast France on the Meuse River east of Paris. The World War I battle here (September 12-14, 1918) was the first major American offensive led by Gen. John J. Pershing and forced the Germans to relinquish a salient held since 1914.

Saint-Mihiel

(French sɛ̃mjɛl)
n
(Placename) a village in NE France, on the River Meuse: site of a battle in World War I, in which the American army launched its first offensive in France
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Noun1.Saint-Mihiel - a battle in the Meuse-Argonne operation in World War I (1918)Saint-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
Argonne, Argonne Forest, Meuse-Argonne, Meuse-Argonne operation, Meuse, 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
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
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