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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of northern France northeast of Lille near the Belgian border. Population: 92,000.

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  • Katie Downing won every period she wrestled by at least two points to take gold at the Gilbert Schaub Open in Tourcoing, France.

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  • Late on the Sunday afternoon when the morse messages reaching headquarters indicated success for the initial assault and the establishment of all the 16th Army beachheads as planned, Busch had returned to his proper army headquarters at Tourcoing, near Lille.

    Operation Sea Lion

  • For Busch, still directing operations from the remoteness of his villa at Tourcoing, the first aim of seizing the bridges on the Royal Military Canal was now achieved.

    Operation Sea Lion

  • His journey was an extensive one, as he visited the headquarters of 16th and 9th Armies in Tourcoing and Limésy, and the battle headquarters of

    Operation Sea Lion

  • Villejuif affair was brought from Paris to Tourcoing (Nord) by a white pigeon belonging to Mr. Descampes.

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  • So far as I can remember it was on October 8 that all the gates of the city were closed, and that there was fighting on the Grand Boulevard, the great wide thoroughfare which connects Lille with its sister-cities of Roubaix and Tourcoing.

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  • The great cities of Lille, Roubaix, Tourcoing, Laon and Mezières have been compelled to pay exorbitant levies for war purposes, which have amounted to billions of francs.

    Fighting France

  • They came from the northern towns -- Lille, Roubaix, Tourcoing, Armentières, and from scores of villages further south which had seemed utterly safe and aloof from hostile armies which, with faith in official communiqués issued by the

    The Soul of the War

  • They came with the news that Lille was invested, that the German tide was rolling upon Armentières, Roubaix, Tourcoing and Cambrai, that the French and English were in hard retreat.

    The Soul of the War

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