Forest of, a wooded plateau region in W Europe, in NE France, SE Belgium, and Luxembourg: World War I battle 1914; World War II battle 1944–45.
a department in NE France. 2028 sq. mi. (5255 sq. km).
He tells of the mobilisation and of his summer day’s journey through the north of France and the Ardennes in a few vivid phrases.
The World Set Free Herbert George Wells
The Marshal of Liège invaded the Ardennes with fire and flame.
The Spell of Belgium Isabel Anderson
The second of the couple was the Curate of the Ardennes, which Laure helped him to write.
Balzac Frederick Lawton
He had given his name as Pierre Dubois, claiming to be from Ardennes.
The Strand Magazine, Volume VII, Issue 40, April, 1894 Various
There the feasts for the “Wild Boar of Ardennes” were prepared, where whole oxen were cooked at once.
Winged Wheels in France Michael Myers Shoemaker
He was rough and poor, and he came from the Forest of Ardennes.
First and Last H. Belloc
Liebault, in his Maison Rustique, asserts that he found tobacco growing naturally in the forest of Ardennes.
Notes & Queries, No. 40, Saturday, August 3, 1850 Various
Quartz porphyry, diabase and diorite appear in the Ardennes.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 1 Various
I and my wife propose going a tandem tour at that time in the Ardennes, Luxembourg, etc.
Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, September 2nd, 1914 Various
I would not be boastful, but it is the charmingest place, at the foot of the Ardennes.
Francezka Molly Elliot Seawell
a department of NE France, in Champagne-Ardenne region. Capital: Mézières. Pop: 288 806 (2003 est). Area: 5253 sq km (2049 sq miles)
the Ardennes, a wooded plateau in SE Belgium, Luxembourg, and NE France: scene of heavy fighting in both World Wars
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