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1) Alsace. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Alsace, (alzas´) (KEY) , Ger. Elsass, region and former province, E France. It is separated from Germany by a part of the Rhine River. It comprises the departments...

2) Alsace. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...France between the Rhine River and the Vosges Mountains. Along with neighboring Lorraine, it was annexed by Germany in 1871 after the Franco-Prussian War and returned...

3) Lorraine. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...province, NE France, bordering in the N on Belgium, Luxembourg, and Germany, in the E on Alsace, in the S on Franche-Comte, and in the W on Champagne. It is now divided...

4) Alsatian. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Of or relating to Alsace or to its inhabitants or culture. 1. A native or inhabitant of Alsace. 2. Chiefly British A German shepherd....

5) Belfort. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...city (1990 pop. 51,913), capital of the Territory of Belfort (a department), E France, in Alsace. An important industrial and transportation center, it has large...

6) Colmar. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...(both: kolmar´) (KEY) , city (1990 pop. 64,889), capital of Haut-Rhin dept., E France, in Alsace. It is connected by rail and canal to Strasbourg, Mulhouse, and Basel,...

7) Hapsburg. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...1 Rise to PowerThe family, which can be traced to the 10th cent., originally held lands in Alsace and in NW Switzerland. Otto (d. 1111) took the name Hapsburg from...

8) Alemanni. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A group of Germanic tribes that settled in Alsace and nearby areas during the fourth century a.d. and were defeated by the Franks in 496. Latin Alemann, of Germanic...

9) Alemannic. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. A group of High German dialects spoken in Alsace, Switzerland, and parts of southern Germany. 2. The Germanic dialect of the Alemanni. 1. Of or relating to the...

10) Munch, Charles. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Münch, Charles, (sharl munsh) (KEY) , 1891-1968, French conductor and violinist, b. Alsace. Having conducted and directed orchestras in Paris (1933-48), Munch appeared...

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