Argonne



a wooded region in NE France: battles, World War I, 1918; World War II, 1944.
Historical Examples

St. Mihiel and the argonne were all part of the great plan, but this, this was history!
The Life of Mrs. Humphry Ward Janet Penrose Trevelyan

To my delight, the French army of the argonne was given the post of honor.
The Sequel George A. Taylor

Soldiers who were in the St. Mihiel thrust and also in the argonne coined an epigram.
The Iron Division, National Guard of Pennsylvania, in the World War H. G. Proctor

What, then, were the troops that the 7th corps had encountered among the passes of the argonne?
The Downfall Emile Zola

The seizure of the forest of argonne follows—the cannonade of Valmy.
The Crown of Wild Olive John Ruskin

Now show me again how you worked that business in the argonne forest.
Armageddon–2419 A.D. Philip Francis Nowlan

And with the wiping out of this there began the final battle—the cleaning of the argonne Forest which brought an end to the war.
Ned, Bob and Jerry on the Firing Line Clarence Young

Agriculture is carried on to 451 most advantage in the Champagne and argonne.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 5 Various

The rest were drawn on American fronts from the argonne to Belgium as my duties took me from one offensive to another.
“I was there” C. LeRoy Baldridge

The unconquerable argonne had been conquered; a ruthless enemy was vanquished.
Company B, 307th Infantry Julius Klausner

noun
the Argonne, a wooded region of NE France: scene of major battles in both World Wars

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