Definition of Maginot Line
1 : a line of defensive fortifications built before World War II to protect the eastern border of France but easily outflanked by German invaders
2 : a defensive barrier or strategy that inspires a false sense of security
Origin of maginot line
André Maginot †1932 French minister of war
First Known Use: 1936
Rhymes with maginot line
accipitrine, adamantine, adulterine, alexandrine, amaranthine, assembly line, attention line, Australian pine, Austrian pine, count palatine, die on the vine, elephantine, fall into line, fortified wine, graphic design, heterodyne, labyrinthine, lateral line, loblolly pine, Monterey pine, poverty line, production line, receiving line, Schleswig-Holstein, sweetheart neckline, top-of-the-line
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