Pronunciation: (myOOz; Fr. mœz), [key]
1. Dutch, Maas. a river in W Europe, flowing from NE France through E Belgium and S Netherlands into the North Sea. 575 mi. (925 km) long.
2. a department in NE France. 203,904; 2409 sq. mi. (6240 sq. km). Cap.: Bar-le-Duc.
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