Pronunciation: (lu-rān', lô-, lō-; Fr. lô-ren'), [key]
1. Also,Lor•rain'.Claude (Claude Gelée), 1600–82, French painter.
2. a medieval kingdom in W Europe along the Moselle, Meuse, and Rhine rivers.
3. a region in NE France, once included in this kingdom: a former province. Cf. Alsace-Lorraine.
4. a female given name.
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