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[vim-ee, vee-mee; French vee-mee] /ˈvɪm i, ˈvi mi; French viˈmi/
a town in N France, N of Arras: battle 1917. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The bloodiest battle of 1917 was fought on the slopes of Vimy Ridge.

  • They came from the Canadians at75 Vimy Ridge, and were full of their praises.

    A Company of Tanks W. H. L. Watson
  • They had been shelled all the way from Vimy and were so "all in" that they didn't care what happened.

    Into the Jaws of Death

    Jack O'Brien
  • If Arras and Vimy had not held, things would have been grave indeed.

    Fields of Victory Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • That is what Vimy means—what Arras means—in the fighting of last year.

    Fields of Victory Mrs. Humphry Ward

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