A river, about 525 km (325 mi) long, of northeast France flowing generally northwest to the Seine River. It was the scene of heavy fighting in World War I (1914 and 1918) and World War II (1944).
River in NE France, flowing northwest & west into the Seine near Paris: scene of two WWI battles in which German offensives were checked.
Marne Sentence Examples
ARGONNE, a rocky forest-clad plateau in the north-east of France, extending along the borders of Lorraine and Champagne, and forming part of the departments of Ardennes, Meuse and Marne.
It forms the connecting-link between the plateaus of Haute Marne and the Ardennes, and is bounded E.
by that of Marne, S.
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.
Wine of medium quality is grown on the banks of the Marne and the Aisne.