Tournai

or Tour·nay

[too r-ney; French toor-ne]
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Historical Examples of tournai

  • The region of Valenciennes, Tournai and Lille was the first to recover.

    Belgium

    Emile Cammaerts

  • Before the end of the autumn he had taken Terouenne and Tournai.

  • The variety is supposed to have originated in the neighborhood of Tournai, Bel.

  • Almost the whole population of Tournai in Hainaut was Calvinist.

    Belgium

    George W. T. (George William Thomson) Omond

  • The Rue de Tournai was the quarter where most Calvinists were to be found.

    Belgium

    George W. T. (George William Thomson) Omond


British Dictionary definitions for tournai

Tournai

noun
  1. a city in W Belgium, in Hainaut province on the River Scheldt: under several different European rulers until 1814. Pop: 67 341 (2004 est)Flemish name: Doornik
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