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Meaning of Alsace-Lorraine

Al•sace-Lor•raine

Pronunciation: (al'sas-lô-rān', -lō-, -sās- Fr. al-zas-lô-ren'), [key]
— n.
  1. a region in NE France, including the former provinces of Alsace and Lorraine: part of Germany 1871–1919, 1940–45. 3,976,276; 5607 sq. mi. (14,522 sq. km).
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