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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of western Belgium near the French border south of Ostend. It was the site of three major World War I battles (1914, 1915, and 1917).

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Examples

  • We were in Ieper (Ypres or Wipers to the British soldiers of the Great War) and my father spotted a doctor trudging along the pavement: he was obviously such as he had a Gladstone bag and stethoscope in one hand and a kitbag in the other and was just about to enter an Army barracks.

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  • We were in Ieper (Ypres or Wipers to the British soldiers of the Great War) and my father spotted a doctor trudging along the pavement: he was obviously such as he had a Gladstone bag and stethoscope in one hand and a kitbag in the other and was just about to enter an Army barracks.

    Archive 2007-09-23

  • On a blue-sky May day while researching a guidebook on Belgium, I traveled to a small town called Ieper, better known as Ypres, 75 miles west of Brussels.

    Lea Lane: Beautiful, Horrible Words on War

  • On a blue-sky May day while researching a guidebook on Belgium, I traveled to a small town called Ieper, better known as Ypres, 75 miles west of Brussels.

    Lea Lane: Beautiful, Horrible Words on War

  • On a blue-sky May day while researching a guidebook on Belgium, I traveled to a small town called Ieper, better known as Ypres, 75 miles west of Brussels.

    Lea Lane: Beautiful, Horrible Words on War

  • On a blue-sky May day while researching a guidebook on Belgium, I traveled to a small town called Ieper, better known as Ypres, 75 miles ...

    Lea Lane: Beautiful, Horrible Words on War

  • On a blue-sky May day while researching a guidebook on Belgium, I traveled to a small town called Ieper, better known as Ypres, 75 miles west of Brussels.

    Lea Lane: Beautiful, Horrible Words on the Sacrifices of War

  • On a blue-sky May day while researching a guidebook on Belgium, I traveled to a small town called Ieper, better known as Ypres, 75 miles west of Brussels.

    Lea Lane: Beautiful, Horrible Words on the Sacrifices of War

  • On a blue-sky May day while researching a guidebook on Belgium, I traveled to a small town called Ieper, better known as Ypres, 75 miles west of Brussels.

    Lea Lane: Beautiful, Horrible Words on the Sacrifices of War

  • Based in Ieper, Belgium, L & H was started in 1987 and had significant U.S. operations and used its stock to make acquisitions in the U.S.

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