A city of northeast France near the German-Swiss border. It was frequently besieged because of its strategic location near Belfort Gap between the Vosges and the Jura Mountains.
(place) City in Alsace, E France.
Belfort Sentence Examples
The birth- Basses-Al rate markedly decreased during the 19th century; Basses-Py despite an increase of population between 1801 and Belfort, 1
Its consistories are grouped into two special synods, one at Paris and one at Montbliard (for the department of Doubs and Haute-Sane and the territory of Belfort, where the churches of this denomination are principally situated).
That of the Vosges, which has experienced a great extension since the loss of Alsace-Lorraine, comprises Epinal, St Die, Remiremont and Belfort.