Strasbourg[stras′bʉrg; Fr strȧz bo̵̅o̅r′]
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city & port in NE France, on the Rhine: pop. 252,000
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A city of northeast France near the German border east of Nancy. Strategically important since ancient times, it became a free imperial city in 1262, was occupied by France in 1681, and passed to Germany in 1871. The city was recovered by France in 1919. Population: 273,000.