Strasbourg



noun
1.
a fortress city in and the capital of Bas-Rhin, in NE France, near the Rhine: cathedral; taken by Allied forces November 1944.
noun
1.
a department in NE France. 1848 sq. mi. (4785 sq. km).
Capital: Strasbourg.
noun
1.
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)
noun
1.
a department of NE France in Alsace region. Capital: Strasbourg. Pop: 1 052 698 (2003 est). Area: 4793 sq km (1869 sq miles)

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