[ roo-be ]
/ ruˈbɛ /
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a city in N France, NE of Lille.
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How to use Roubaix in a sentence
These astute measures must inevitably result im her capture—for was it not at Roubaix that he had bidden her await him?The Trampling of the Lilies|Rafael Sabatini
I heard of other establishments of the same kind at and near Roubaix on a still larger scale.
In Holland and Belgium and at Roubaix the average wage is about one franc less for both sexes.
The looms and machinery are being taken away from the textile mills in Roubaix and Tourcoing and sent to Germany.
About Roubaix not a single head of cattle was to be seen; in Belgium every farm had its cows.World's War Events, Vol. II|Various
British Dictionary definitions for Roubaix
/ (French rubɛ) /
a city in N France near the Belgian border: forms, with Tourcoing, a large industrial conurbation. Pop: 96 984 (1999)
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