- a city in N France, NE of Lille.
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In the beginning of the century Roubaix numbered 8000 souls only.In the Heart of Vosges
It began by the taking of hostages at the very outset of their possession of Roubaix.
We in hungry Roubaix looked out on Belgium as the land of promise.
Long before this the food problem had become acute in Roubaix.
He pursued his investigations as far as Roubaix, then swept southward to Douai.Tam O' The Scoots
- a city in N France near the Belgian border: forms, with Tourcoing, a large industrial conurbation. Pop: 96 984 (1999)
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