- a city in W Belgium, on the Lys River: important medieval city.
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They also wrecked the railway stations at Douai, Don, and Courtrai.
From the national point of view, the Battle of Courtrai is no less important.Belgium
The Spaniards had taken Courtrai, and it was well to temporize.
It was the best meal I had had since the "banquet" in the prison at Courtrai.
During that period, Courtrai was constantly bombed by our airmen.
- a town in W Belgium, in West Flanders on the Lys River: the largest producer of linen in W Europe. Pop: 73 984 (2004 est)Flemish name: Kortrijk