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Maginot Line, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishMaginot Line, thethe Maginot LineMa‧gi‧not Line, the /ˈmæʒənəʊ ˌlaɪn/ 🔊 🔊 a line of forts (=very strong buildings for use by an army) built before World War II to defend the eastern border of France against the Germans. It was not effective, because the German army avoided it by going through Belgium. compare Siegfried Line, the
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