[too r-ney; French toor-ne]
- 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
Before the end of the autumn he had taken Terouenne and Tournai.A Student's History of England, v. 2 (of 3)
Samuel R. Gardiner.
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.
The Rue de Tournai was the quarter where most Calvinists were to be found.
- 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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