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Western Front, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishWestern Front, thethe Western FrontˌWestern ˈFront, the 🔊 🔊 an area in northern France and Belgium where many battles of World War I were fought. The armies of the allies (=Britain, France etc) and of Germany were based in trenches (=long, deep holes in the ground) and suffered terrible conditions and great loss of life. see also World War I
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