Meaning of Maginot line
Pronunciation: (mazh'u-nō" Fr. ma-zhē-nō'), [key]
- a zone of heavy defensive fortifications erected by France along its eastern border in the years preceding World War II, but outflanked in 1940 when the German army attacked through Belgium.
- any elaborate line of defense or set of barriers.
- Maginot line (Thesaurus)