Meaning of Verdun

Ver•dun

Pronunciation: (ver-dun', vûr- Fr. ver-dœn'), [key]
— n.
  1. a fortress city in NE France, on the Meuse River. A German offensive was stopped here in 1916 in the bloodiest fighting of World War I. 26,927.
  2. a city in S Quebec, in SE Canada. 68,013.
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