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Tournai

or Tournay

[too r-ney; French toor-ne] /tʊərˈneɪ; French turˈnɛ/
noun
1.
a city in W Belgium, on the Scheldt River.
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  • The region of Valenciennes, Tournai and Lille was the first to recover.

    Belgium

    Emile Cammaerts
  • Before the end of the autumn he had taken Terouenne and Tournai.

  • The variety is supposed to have originated in the neighborhood of Tournai, Bel.

    The Pears of New York U. P. Hedrick
  • Almost the whole population of Tournai in Hainaut was Calvinist.

    Belgium

    George W. T. (George William Thomson) Omond
  • The Rue de Tournai was the quarter where most Calvinists were to be found.

    Belgium

    George W. T. (George William Thomson) Omond
  • Here the sculptors of Tournai have achieved a veritable masterpiece.

    The Spell of Flanders

    Edward Neville Vose
  • This chasse, the keeper told us, was not made at Tournai, but at Bruges.

    The Spell of Flanders

    Edward Neville Vose
  • It was not a haphazard picnic party, and it captured Terouenne and Tournai.

    Ten Tudor Statesmen Arthur D. Innes
  • But during that same day Tilly with the Dutch had appeared before Tournai.

    Malplaquet Hilaire Belloc
  • He had arrived at Arras on the same day that Tournai had surrendered.

    Malplaquet Hilaire Belloc
British Dictionary definitions for Tournai

Tournai

/French turnɛ/
noun
1.
a city in W Belgium, in Hainaut province on the River Scheldt: under several different European rulers until 1814. Pop: 67 341 (2004 est) Flemish name Doornik
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