Belfort



Ter·ri·toire de
[te-ree-twar duh] /tɛ riˈtwar də/ (Show IPA) a department in E France. 235 sq. mi. (610 sq. km).
Capital: Belfort.
a fortress city in E France, strategically located on a mountain pass between the Vosges and Jura mountains: siege 1870–71; battle 1944.
Contemporary Examples

The 21 Craziest Moments in ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’: Cocaine-Fueled Orgies and More Marlow Stern December 16, 2013
The Real Wolf of Wall Street: Jordan Belfort’s Vulgar Memoirs Jimmy So December 19, 2013
The 21 Craziest Moments in ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’: Cocaine-Fueled Orgies and More Marlow Stern December 16, 2013
Finally! ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ Is Hollywood’s First 1990s Period Piece Andrew Romano December 22, 2013
The 21 Craziest Moments in ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’: Cocaine-Fueled Orgies and More Marlow Stern December 16, 2013

Historical Examples

Eugenics and Other Evils G. K. Chesterton
A Nest of Spies Pierre Souvestre
In Hostile Red Joseph Altsheler
A Journey Through France in War Time Joseph G. Butler, Jr.
A General Sketch of the European War Hilaire Belloc

noun
Territoire de Belfort (tɛritwar də). a department of E France, now in Franche-Comté region: the only part of Alsace remaining to France after 1871. Capital: Belfort. Pop: Pop: 139 383 (2003 est). Area: 608 sq km (237 sq miles)
a fortress town in E France: strategically situated in the Belfort Gap between the Vosges and the Jura mountains. Pop: 50 417 (1999)

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Belfry

    a bell tower, either attached to a church or other building or standing apart. the part of a steeple or other structure in which a bell is hung. a frame of timberwork that holds or encloses a bell. Slang. head; mind: a belfry full of curious notions. have bats in one’s belfry. bat2 (def 3). […]

  • Belg.

    Belgian. Belgium. abbreviation Belgian Belgium Belgian Belgium



  • Belga

    a former Belgian currency unit in foreign exchange, equal to five Belgian francs: in use from 1926 to 1945. noun a former Belgian monetary unit worth five francs

  • Belgae

    an ancient chiefly Celtic people that lived in northern Gaul. Historical Examples The Christian Church in These Islands before the Coming of Augustine George Forrest Browne History of Rome from the Earliest times down to 476 AD Robert F. Pennell Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 3 Various History of Rome from the Earliest […]



Disclaimer: Belfort definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.