Aisne. (n.d.). In YourDictionary. Retrieved from https://www.yourdictionary.com/aisne
A river of northern France rising in the Argonne Forest and flowing about 265 km (165 mi) northwest and west to the Oise River. Four major World War I battles were fought along its banks, including the final defeat of the Germans by French and American troops in September-October 1918.
By the Ante and the Aisne, which rises in its southern plateau.
AISNE, a frontier department in the north-east of France, formed in 1790 from portions of the old provinces of Ile-de-France and Picardy.
In the north of the department; the Oise, traversing the northwest, with its tributaries the Serre and the Aisne, the latter of which joins it beyond the limits of the department; and the Marne and the Ourcq in the south.
Though destitute of metals Aisne furnishes abundance of freestone, gypsum and clay.
Aisne imports coal, iron, cotton and other raw material and machinery; it exports cereals, live-stock and agricultural products generally, and manufactured goods.