a fortress city in and the capital of Bas-Rhin, in NE France, near the Rhine: cathedral; taken by Allied forces November 1944.
a department in NE France. 1848 sq. mi. (4785 sq. km).
a city in NE France, on the Rhine: the chief French inland port; under German rule (1870–1918); university (1567); seat of the Council of Europe and of the European Parliament. Pop: 264 115 (1999) German name Strassburg (ˈʃtraːsbʊrk)
a department of NE France in Alsace region. Capital: Strasbourg. Pop: 1 052 698 (2003 est). Area: 4793 sq km (1869 sq miles)
[streyt-nek] /ˈstreɪtˌnɛk/ noun 1. a variety of summer squash related to the crookneck but not having a recurved neck.
- Straight muscle
straight muscle n. Any of the rectus muscles.
noun, Printing. 1. the body text of an article, story, etc., as distinguished from the title, subhead, and other display matter. 2. editorial text as distinguished from advertising.
noun 1. an entertainer who plays the part of a foil for a comic partner. straight man noun 1. a subsidiary actor who acts as stooge to a comedian straight goods