From Medieval Latin Alsatia, from Old High German ali sazzo "inhabitant of the other" (referring to the opposite bank of the Rhine), from Proto-Germanic *aljaz (“other”) + *sitjaną (“inhabitant, literally "sitter"”).
- A region located on the west bank of the upper Rhine, and now part of France, which changed hands between France and Germany several times throughout history.
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- Alsace (region of France)
Alsace m (Cyrillic spelling Алсаце)