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Tourcoing

[toor-kwan]
noun
  1. a city in N France, near the Belgian border.
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Historical Examples of tourcoing

  • A chance seedling found in a garden of the town of Tourcoing, Fr.

    The Pears of New York

    U. P. Hedrick

  • Now, in the case of Tourcoing, there was none of this, for the French at Tourcoing were surprised.

    Tourcoing

    Hilaire Belloc

  • As at Tourcoing, so at Mouveaux, a desperate attempt was made to hold the position.

    Tourcoing

    Hilaire Belloc

  • Roubaix and Tourcoing were entered in the afternoon of October 18, 1918.

  • Tourcoing was to be the first heavy blow that should begin to settle matters, Fleurus was to clinch them.

    The French Revolution

    Hilaire Belloc


British Dictionary definitions for tourcoing

Tourcoing

noun
  1. a town in NE France: textile manufacturing. Pop: 93 540 (1999)
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