Lorraine

geographical name Lor·raine \ lə-ˈrān , lȯ- \
variants: or German Lothringen play \ˈlō-triŋ-ən\

Definition of Lorraine

region and former duchy of northeastern France around the upper Moselle River and the Meuse River; remnant (Upper Lorraine) of the medieval kingdom of Lo*tha*rin*gia play \ˌlō-thə-ˈrin-j(ē-)ə\ including also territory to the north (Lower Lorraine) between the Rhine River and the Schelde River — see alsace-lorraine

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