a region in NE France, including the former provinces of Alsace and Lorraine: part of Germany 1871–1919, 1940–45. 5607 sq. mi. (14,522 sq. km).
Historical Examples

She has already faced a remarkable problem, and largely solved it in her forty years’ administration of Alsace-Lorraine.
The Crime Against Europe Roger Casement

A Frenchman all through, from the way he got worked up over Alsace-Lorraine.
The Destroyer Burton Egbert Stevenson

That was the signal for increased persecutions in Alsace-Lorraine.
Alsace-Lorraine Daniel Blumenthal.

In 1885 he was chosen to succeed Manteuffel as governor of Alsace-Lorraine.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 5 Various

The return of Alsace-Lorraine to France was unanimously approved.
Woodrow Wilson and the World War Charles Seymour

The problem of Alsace-Lorraine is in a very real sense an American problem.
Alsace-Lorraine Daniel Blumenthal.

Into that land of Alsace-Lorraine that is so dear to us, you will march as liberators.
What Peace Means Henry van Dyke

(p. 39) Alsace-Lorraine was given to the German Empire unconditionally.
Alsace-Lorraine Daniel Blumenthal.

“La limite de la langue française et de la langue allemande en Alsace-Lorraine,” Considérations historiques.
Introduction to the Science of Sociology Robert E. Park

Alsace-Lorraine are restored to France with their frontiers as before 1871.
The Story of the Great War, Volume VIII (of VIII) various

an area of NE France, comprising the modern regions of Alsace and Lorraine: under German rule 1871–1919 and 1940–44. Area: 14 522 sq km (5607 sq miles) German name Elsass-Lothringen


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