Somme River


Somme River
noun
1. battle of World War II (1944)
Syn: ↑Somme, ↑Battle of the Somme
Regions: ↑France, ↑French Republic
Instance Hypernyms: ↑pitched battle
Part Holonyms: ↑World War II, ↑World War 2, ↑Second World War
2. battle in World War I (1916)
Syn: ↑Somme, ↑Battle of the Somme
Regions: ↑France, ↑French Republic
Instance Hypernyms: ↑pitched battle
Part Holonyms: ↑World War I, ↑World War 1, ↑Great War, ↑First World War, ↑War to End War

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  • Somme River — River, northern France. It rises near St. Quentin and flows westward 152 mi (245 km) to the English Channel. Canals on its upper valley connect it with navigable waterways that link Paris and Flanders. Its upper basin was the scene of heavy… …   Universalium

  • Somme (river) — Infobox River | river name = Somme caption = The Somme. origin = Picardie mouth = English Channel coord|50|13|16|N|1|34|0|E|name=English Channel Somme|display=inline,title basin countries = France length = 245 km elevation = 85 m discharge = 35… …   Wikipedia

  • Somme (disambiguation) — Somme may refer to:*Somme a department of France *Somme (river), a river in France *Somme (book), a First World War military history bookee also*Battle of the Somme **Somme American Cemetery and Memorial **Somme Heritage Centre …   Wikipedia

  • Somme — Verlauf der Somme Daten Gewässerkennzahl FR:  …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Somme — For other uses, see Somme (disambiguation). Somme   Department   …   Wikipedia

  • Somme — /sɒm/ (say som) noun 1. a river in northern France, flowing north west to the English Channel. 225 km. 2. a department in northern France. 6175 km2. Capital: Amiens. 3. Battle of the, one of several battles that took place along the Somme River… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Somme — noun 1. battle of World War II (1944) • Syn: ↑Somme River, ↑Battle of the Somme • Regions: ↑France, ↑French Republic • Instance Hypernyms: ↑pitched battle …   Useful english dictionary

  • Somme (fleuve) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Somme. Somme La Somme …   Wikipédia en Français

  • river — river1 riverless, adj. riverlike, adj. /riv euhr/, n. 1. a natural stream of water of fairly large size flowing in a definite course or channel or series of diverging and converging channels. 2. a similar stream of something other than water: a… …   Universalium

  • Somme, First Battle of the — ▪ World War I [1916]       (July 1–Nov. 13, 1916), costly and largely unsuccessful Allied offensive on the Western Front during World War I.       The Germans were securely entrenched and strategically located when the British and French launched …   Universalium


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