Definition of Saarland in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsɑːland/
Pronunciation: /ˈzaːɐlant/
A state of western Germany, on the border with France; capital, Saarbrücken. Rich in coal and iron ore and historically dominated by France, the area was administered by the League of Nations from the end of the First World War until 1935; it became the tenth German state in 1957.

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