Lorraine

geographical name
Lor·​raine | \ lə-ˈrān How to pronounce Lorraine (audio) , lȯ-\
variants: or German Lothringen \ ˈlō-​triŋ-​ən How to pronounce Lothringen (audio) \

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 \ ˌlō-​thə-​ˈrin-​j(ē-​)ə How to pronounce ˌlō-thə-ˈrin-j(ē-)ə (audio)\ including also territory to the north (Lower Lorraine) between the Rhine River and the Schelde River — see alsace-lorraine

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