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Lille

[leel] /lil/
noun
1.
a city in and the capital of Nord, in N France.
Formerly Lisle.

Nord

[nawr] /nɔr/
noun
1.
a department in N France. 2229 sq. mi. (5770 sq. km).
Capital: Lille.
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Lille

/French lil/
noun
1.
an industrial city in N France: the medieval capital of Flanders; forms with Roubaix and Tourcoing one of the largest conurbations in France. Pop: 184 657 (1999)

Nord

/French nɔr/
noun
1.
a department of N France, in Nord-Pas-de-Calais region. Capital: Lille. Pop: 2 561 800 (2003 est). Area: 5774 sq km (2252 sq miles)
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