HyperDic: meuse_river

English > 2 senses of the expression Meuse River:
NOUNobjectMeuse River, Meusea European river
actMeuse River, Meuse, Argonne, Argonne Forest, Meuse-Argonne, Meuse-Argonne operationan American operation in World War I (1918)
English > Meuse River: 2 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningA European river; flows into the North Sea.
SynonymMeuse
Instance ofriverA large natural stream of water (larger / larger than a creek)
Part ofBelgium, Kingdom of Belgium, BelgiqueA monarchy in northwestern Europe
France, French RepublicA republic in western Europe
Netherlands, The Netherlands, Kingdom of The Netherlands, Nederland, HollandA constitutional monarchy in western Europe on the North Sea
SpanishMosa, Mosela, Mosel
CatalanMeuse, Mosa, Mosela, Mosel
English > Meuse River: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningAn American operation in World War I (1918); American troops under Pershing drove back the German armies which were saved only by the armistice on November 11.
SynonymsMeuse, Argonne, Argonne Forest, Meuse-Argonne, Meuse-Argonne operation
Instance ofoperation, military operationActivity by a military or naval force (as a maneuver or campaign)
Part ofWorld War I, World War 1, Great War, First World War, War to End WarA war between the allies (Russia, France, British Empire, Italy, United States, Japan, Rumania, Serbia, Belgium, Greece, Portugal, Montenegro) and the Central Powers (Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey, Bulgaria) from 1914 to 1918
PartsSaint-Mihiel, St Mihiel, battle of St MihielA battle in the Meuse-Argonne operation in World War I (1918)
RegionFrance, French RepublicA republic in western Europe
SpanishMeuse-Argonne

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