Lorraine: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (lu-rān', lô-, lō- Fr. lô-ren'), [key]
— n.
  1. (Claude Gelée), 1600–82, French painter.
  2. a medieval kingdom in W Europe along the Moselle, Meuse, and Rhine rivers.
  3. a region in NE France, once included in this kingdom: a former province. Cf. Alsace-Lorraine.
  4. a female given name.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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