Alsace-Lorraine
geographical name region NE France including Alsace & part of Lorraine

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Alsace Lorraine — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Alsace (homonymie). Drapeau de l Alsace Lorraine …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Alsace-Lorraine — ( de. Reichsland Elsaß Lothringen, generally Elsass Lothringen ) was a territorial entity created by the German Empire in 1871 after the annexation of most of Alsace and parts of Lorraine in the Franco Prussian War. The Alsatian part lay in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Alsace-Lorraine — • The German Imperial Territory so known, and divided for State purposes into three civil districts Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Alsace Lorraine     Alsace Lorraine    …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Alsace-Lorraine — Alsace Lorrainer, n. /al sas law rayn , loh , says /; Fr. /annl zas law rdden /, n. 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). * * *… …   Universalium

  • Alsace-Lorraine — [al sāslô rān′; ] Fr [, al sāslō̂ ren′] region in NE France consisting of the former provinces of Alsace and Lorraine: under German control, 1871 1919 and 1940 44: restored to France, 1945 …   English World dictionary

  • Alsace-Lorraine — ensemble de ces deux prov. franç., annexées par l Allemagne de 1871 à 1918 …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Alsace-Lorraine — 48° 40′ N 7° 00′ E / 48.67, 7 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Alsace-Lorraine —    The area of Alsace Lorraine (German, Elsass Lothringen) makes up the historic frontier area of northeastern France, separated from Germany in the east by the Rhine River and drained by the Moselle River. The vosges Mountains are in the east.… …   France. A reference guide from Renaissance to the Present

  • Alsace-Lorraine —    France s eastern provinces, ceded to the new German Empire in 1871 after France s collapse in the Franco Prussian War, then restored to France via the 1918 Armistice.* During 1871 1914 France s desire for re vanche rested upon a passion to… …   Historical dictionary of Weimar Republik

  • Alsace-Lorraine —    A region of present day northeastern France and a principal territorial gain of the Second German Reich in the Treaty of Frankfurt in 1871 after the Prussian victory in the Franco Prussian War. Its acquisition was in many respects a central… …   Encyclopedia of the Age of Imperialism, 1800–1914

  • Alsace-Lorraine — Sp Elzãsas Lotaringija Ap Alsace Lorraine prancūziškai Ap Elsass Lothringen vokiškai L Prancūzijos sritis …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

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