- river flowing from the Vosges Mountains, NE France, north into the Moselle River, SW Germany: c. 150 mi (241 km)
- rich coal-mining region in the valley of this river: administered by France (1919-35) & Germany (1935-47) until set up as an autonomous government having a customs union with France (1947-57)also Saar Basin
- A river, about 245 km (150 mi) long, rising in northeast France and flowing north and north-northwest to the Moselle River in western Germany. The river's valley, also known as the Saar Basin, is a highly industrialized region.
- See Saarland.
- SAARBURG, a town of Germany, in the imperial province of Alsace-Lorraine, on the Saar, 44 m.
- Armies, on the march from the Saar, were heading for the Moselle between Metz and Pont-a-Mousson, and on the morning of the 14th of August the German I.
- Another Saarburg is a town in Prussia at the confluence of the Saar and the Leuk.
- Again, at the summit of the Carboniferous series, both the rocks and their fossil contents merge gradually into those of the succeeding Permian system, as in Russia, Bohemia, the Saar region and Texas.
- Besides parts of the carboniferous measures of the Saar and the Ruhr, it also contains important deposits of coal near Aix-la-Chapelle.