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geographical name Lor·raine \lə-ˈrān, lȯ-\

Definition of Lorraine

  1. region & former duchy NE France around the upper Moselle & the Meuse; remnant (Upper Lorraine) of medieval kingdom of Lotharingia play \ˌlō-thə-ˈrin-j(ē-)ə\ including also territory to N (Lower Lorraine) between the Rhine & the Schelde — see alsace-lorraine

Variants of lorraine

or G


play \ˈlō-triŋ-ən\

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