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a native or inhabitant of Alsace

breed of large shepherd dogs used in police work and as a guide for the blind

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The court heard that the alsatians attacked Gabrielle Waring's seven-year-old Jack Russell, Herbie, after running out of the driveway of Cairns's home when she opened the electronic gates as she approached.
The owner of the Alsatian retrieved his dog and left the scene without leaving any details.
The other day an Alsatian ran across the fields and bit Fido on the leg.
following the liberation of Alsace-Lorraine, the main issue was not simply the fundamental importance of teaching Alsatians to speak French without a German accent for their own sake.
A firearms team was dispatched and when dog handlers could not capture the alsatians, they shot one while the other animal bolted out of the field.
Many people in the UK still call these dogs Alsatians which may partly be due to the fact that they when they were first bred in 1882, the Alsace region of France was part of Germany where these dogs were very popular and some soldiers brought them back with them after WW1.
Alsace to the Alsatians?; visions and divisions of Alsatian regionalism, 1870-1939.
The version of 10 green bottles goes: Ten alsatians, walking down the street, and if Ji-Sung Park fancies one to eat, there'll be nine alsatians, walking down the street."
A 21-YEAR-OLD man has died after two alsatians turned on him.
"We saw two what we believe to be Alsatians attacking the sheep and ripping them apart."
"But after he had come in for breakfast and we returned only an hour or so later after doing some other daily jobs, we actually saw two, what we believe to be Alsatians, attacking the sheep.
For decades, Alsatians called the grape and wine Tokay d'Alsace.
It was a bit like Colditz in the end, lots of coppers and Alsatians tucking into some legs for an early Christmas lunch."
The Archbishop of Strasbourg was among 5,000 people attending the commemorations, which included Germans as well as Alsatians. (June 11th)