Alsace
or German Elsass or ancient Alsatia geographical name region & former province NE France between Rhine River & Vosges Mountains • Alsatian adjective or noun

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  • Alsace — ( fr. Alsace, pronounced|alzas; Alsatian and de. Elsass, pre 1996 German: Elsaß ; la. Alsatia) is one of the 26 regions of France, located on the eastern border of France, on the west bank of the upper Rhine, adjacent to Germany and Switzerland.… …   Wikipedia

  • ALSACE — L’Alsace est la plus petite des vingt deux régions françaises avec 8 280 kilomètres carrés (1,5 p. 100 du sol national). Mais, en 1990, ses deux départements, le Bas Rhin et le Haut Rhin, totalisent 1,62 million d’habitants, soit 2,9 p. 100 de la …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • ALSACE — ALSACE, former province of the Germanic (Holy Roman) Empire, and from 1648, of france , including the present department of Haut Rhin and Bas Rhin. Middle Ages The first evidence of Jews in Alsace is reported by benjamin of Tudela who mentions (c …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Alsace — Alsace …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Alsace — n. 1. 1 a region of northeastern France famous for its wines. Syn: Alsatia, Elsass [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alsace — region between France and Germany (disputed by them 18c. 19c.), M.L. Alsatia, from O.H.G. *Ali sazzo inhabitant of the other (bank of the Rhine), from P.Gmc. *alja other + O.H.G. sazzo inhabitant, lit. one who sits. Alsatian was adopted 1917 by… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Alsace — (izg. alzȁs) m DEFINICIJA geogr. pokrajina u I Francuskoj, 8294 km2, 1.812.000 stan., glavni grad Strasbourg; Elzas ETIMOLOGIJA fr. Alsace …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Alsace —   [al zas], französischer Name des Elsass …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Alsace — (izg. Alzȁs) m geogr. pokrajina u I Francuskoj, glavni grad Strasbourg; Elzas ✧ {{001f}}fr …   Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

  • Alsace — er en provins i Frankrig. Den udgøres af de to områder Haut Rhin og Bas Rhin …   Danske encyklopædi

  • alsace — Alsace, Païs fort fertile le long du Rhin, Alsatia, les Alemans vulgairement prononcent Elsas, Aucuns Edelsas, comme qui diroit Noble assiette. Elle a autrefois esté desmembrée de Lorraine. Les habitants de ce pays, Tribarchi, Tribotes, Alsati …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

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