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Roulers

[roo-lairs; French roo-ler]
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noun
  1. a city in NW Belgium: battles 1914, 1918.
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Examples from the Web for roulers

Historical Examples

  • We were marched to Roulers, which we reached well after dark.

    The Escape of a Princess Pat

    George Pearson

  • The 7th Division had, on the 21st, made a bound forward to Passchendeale, on the way to Roulers.

  • Running inland from Ostend one comes before long to Roulers, where there was a training convent for missionaries.

    The Spell of Belgium

    Isabel Anderson

  • At Cortemarch (near Roulers) they sent the curé and the vicar to Germany because they accused the village of having had a spy.

    The Spell of Belgium

    Isabel Anderson

  • On the east side of the ridge the land sloped up towards Poelcapelle and Roulers.

    The Red Watch

    J. A. Currie


British Dictionary definitions for roulers

Roulers

noun
  1. a city in NW Belgium, in West Flanders province: electronics. Pop: 55 273 (2004 est)Flemish name: Roeselare
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