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BAAR District in the Black Forest in southwestern Germany, on the upper Danube and on one of its two principal headstreams, the River Brege.   The area today is part of the Schwarzwald-Baar Kreis, whose capital is Villengen-Schwenningen, in the Land … Continue reading

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ALSACE   ELSASS (Ger), Alsatia (Lat). Region between the Vosges and the Rhine:  (1) a Duchy in the Merovingian era;  (2) a region in the Holy Roman Empire;   (3) a gouvernement in 18th century France;  (4) the greater part of the … Continue reading

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