A river of western Europe flowing about 900 km (560 mi) from northeast France through eastern Belgium and the southern Netherlands to the North Sea. Its valley was the scene of severe fighting during World Wars I and II.
(place) River flowing from NE France, through Belgium & the Netherlands, into the North Sea: c. 575 mi (925 km)
Meuse Sentence Examples
The environs of Creil (Oise) and Chteau-Landon (Seine-et-Marne) are noted for their freestone (pierre de taille), which is also abundant at Euville and Lrouville in Meuse; the production of plaster is particularly important in the environs of Paris, of kaolin of fine quality at Yrieix (1-Jaute-Vienne), of hydraulic lime in Ardche (Le Teil), of lime phosphates in the department of Somme, of marble in the departments of HauteGaronne (St Beat), Hautes-Pyrnes (Campan, Sarrancolin), Isre and Pas-de-Calais, and of cement in Pas-de-Calais (vicinity of Boulogne) and Isre (Grenoble).