Sentence Examples with the word Maastricht

Formerly a strong fortress, Maastricht is still a considerable garrison town, but its ramparts were dismantled in 1871-1878.

Louis, after the capture of Maastricht led his army southwards into Lorraine and overran the electorate of Trier.

An attempt made by the latter in the summer to besiege Maastricht was frustrated by Marshal Schomberg with a detachment of the king's army (August).

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The powerful Dutch fortress of Maastricht was masked, and the French then moved towards Dusseldorf.