- a city in N France: battles 1917, 1918.
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In the epic poem Raoul de Cambrai, things get even grittier.The ‘GOT’ Red Viper and Mountain Duel, and a History of Medieval Trial by Combat
June 3, 2014
The surrender of Cambrai provoked the execution of Marie Antoinette.Critical Miscellanies (Vol. 1 of 3)
He played no part in the peace of Cambrai, which settled for the time the conditions of Europe.Henry VIII.
A. F. Pollard
Charles procured a post-chaise, under pretext of going to Cambrai.Hortense, Makers of History Series
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The main road from Audenarde to Valenciennes and Cambrai passes here.1914
John French, Viscount of Ypres
Of this I had the honor to notify the Count de Cambrai the last year.The Writings of Thomas Jefferson
- a town in NE France: textile industry: scene of a battle in which massed tanks were first used and broke through the German line (November, 1917). Pop: 33 738 (1999)