Al·​sace-Lor·​rain·​er | \ ¦alˌsasləˈrānə(r), -ˌsās- \
plural -s

Definition of Alsace-Lorrainer

: a native or inhabitant of Alsace-Lorraine

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First Known Use of Alsace-Lorrainer

1873, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Alsace-Lorrainer

Alsace-Lorraine, frontier region between Germany, France, Belgium, and Switzerland + English -er

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“Alsace-Lorrainer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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