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.
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)
SAARBURG, a town of Germany, in the imperial province of Alsace-Lorraine, on the Saar, 44 m.
Another Saarburg is a town in Prussia at the confluence of the Saar and the Leuk.
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.
Van de Saar was left standing on knobbly knees.
(1889), where he endeavours to prove the identity of Typhon with the Phoenician Zephon (BaalZephon, translated in Gesenius's Thesaurus by "locus Typhonis" or "Typhoni saar"), signifying "darkness," "the north wind," and perhaps "snake"; A.