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The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Heidenmauer

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HEIDENMAUER, hī'dn-mow-ĕr. (1) A name given in Germany to the remains of old German and Roman fortresses and ramparts, some of which still exist, especially at Ottilienberg, a hill of the Vosges, in Alsace. (2) The title of a novel by James Fenimore Cooper, who laid the scene of his story in the Vosges during the Middle Ages.