Alsace-Lorraine

Alsace-Lorraine (Alsace-Lorraine`) , a territory originally of the German empire, ceded to Louis XIV. by the peace of Westphalia in 1648, but restored to Germany after the Franco-German war in 1870-71, by the peace of Frankfort; is under a governor general bearing the title of “Statthalter”; is a great wine-producing country, yields cereals and tobacco, its cotton manufacture the most important in Germany.

Population (circa 1900) given as 1,640,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Alruna-wife * Alsa`tia
Aloysius, St.
Alpaca
Alp-Arslan
Alpes
Alphe`us
Alpine Club
Alpine plants
Alps, The
Alpujar`ras
Alruna-wife
Alsace-Lorraine`
Alsa`tia
Alsen
Al-Sirat
Alsten
Altai` Mountains
Altdor`fer, Albrecht
Al`ten, Karl August
Al`tenburg
Althen
Alton Locke