a zone of fortifications in W Germany facing the Maginot Line, constructed in the years preceding World War II.
the line of fortifications built by the Germans prior to and during World War II opposite the Maginot line in France
noun 1. (in the Nibelungenlied) the son of Sigmund and Sieglinde and the husband of Kriemhild. He kills the dragon Fafnir, acquires the treasure of the Nibelungs, wins Brünnhilde for Gunther, and is finally killed by Hagen at the behest of Brünnhilde, whom he had once promised to marry: corresponds to the Sigurd of the […]
noun 1. a piece of gold or silver stamped as provisional legal tender in a besieged area.
sigmoiditis sig·moid·i·tis (sĭg’moi-dī’tĭs) n. Inflammation of the sigmoid colon.
sigmoido- or sigmoid- pref. Sigmoid; sigmoid colon: sigmoidopexy.