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Roubaix

[roo-be] /ruˈbɛ/
noun
1.
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 Matilda Betham-Edwards
  • It began by the taking of hostages at the very outset of their possession of Roubaix.

  • Long before this the food problem had become acute in Roubaix.

  • We in hungry Roubaix looked out on Belgium as the land of promise.

  • He pursued his investigations as far as Roubaix, then swept southward to Douai.

    Tam O' The Scoots Edgar Wallace
  • Roubaix overlooks from a slight elevation the valley of the Marque.

    Tourcoing Hilaire Belloc
  • Roubaix and Tourcoing were entered in the afternoon of October 18, 1918.

  • Because she was the daughter, and only daughter, of a wealthy manufacturer from Roubaix.

    Parisian Points of View Ludovic Halvy
  • Roubaix has been endowed by the State with a handsome museum, library, technical and art school, the latter for young men only.

    In the Heart of Vosges Matilda Betham-Edwards
  • A preliminary word or two must be said about Roubaix, the city of strikes, pre-eminently the Socialist city.

    In the Heart of Vosges Matilda Betham-Edwards
British Dictionary definitions for Roubaix

Roubaix

/French rubɛ/
noun
1.
a city in N France near the Belgian border: forms, with Tourcoing, a large industrial conurbation. Pop: 96 984 (1999)
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