from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- The eastern portion of the kingdom of the Franks from the sixth to the eighth century, including parts of eastern France, western Germany, and the Netherlands. It eventually became part of the Carolingian empire.
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- proper n. A northeastern region of the Kingdom of the Merovingian Franks, of which Metz was the capital.
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