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Armentières

[ar-mahn-tyer; English ahr-muh n-teerz, -tyair]
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noun
  1. a city in extreme N France: World War I battles 1914, 1918.
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Historical Examples

  • You can also view Ypres, Armentieres and many other towns and villages.

    The Red Watch

    J. A. Currie

  • The line of opposing trenches was about a mile and a half east of Armentieres.

    The Red Watch

    J. A. Currie

  • We got a motor bus where the railways cross the Armentieres road.

    The Red Watch

    J. A. Currie

  • The Germans were shelling Armentieres which has been shelled again and again.

    The Red Watch

    J. A. Currie

  • He was with the Canadians, too, when he was killed at Armentieres, three months ago.


British Dictionary definitions for armentieres

Armentières

noun
  1. a town in N France: site of battles in both World Wars. Pop: 25 273 (1999)
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