Flanders fields


Flanders fields
n [pl]
a phrase used to refer to the areas of north-east France and Belgium where many soldiers died and were buried in World War I. The phrase comes from a poem, In Flanders Fields (1915) by John McCrae, which contains the lines:
In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
That mark our place.

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