Lille

[ leel ]
/ lil /

noun

a city in and the capital of Nord, in N France.

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Lille
/ (French lil) /

noun

an industrial city in N France: the medieval capital of Flanders; forms with Roubaix and Tourcoing one of the largest conurbations in France. Pop: 184 657 (1999)
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