Ourthe

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Ourthe

(o͞ort), river, c.100 mi (160 km) long, rising in the Ardennes Mts., E Belgium, and flowing generally north to join the Meuse River at Liège. Its valley provides one of the few passages between the Meuse valley and the S Ardennes.
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At Ortheville, 10 miles west of Bastogne, Soldiers of the 299th Engineer Combat Battalion defended a Bailey bridge over the Ourthe River for 2 days.
The carriage of larval Echinococcus multilocularis and other cestodes by the musk rat (Ondatra zibethicus) along the Ourthe River and its tributaries (Belgium).
AFTER ITS LIBERATION ON September 7, 1944, the Belgian village of Esneux, on the Ourthe River south of Liege, was home to numerous soldiers.