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Ypres

[ French ee-pruh; British or Facetious wahy-perz ]
/ French ˈi prə; British or Facetious ˈwaɪ pərz /
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noun
a town in W Belgium: battles 1914–18.
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Flemish Ieper.
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Ypres
/ (French iprə) /

noun
a town in W Belgium, in W Flanders province near the border with France: scene of many sieges and battles, esp in World War I, when it was completely destroyed. Pop: 35 021 (2004 est)Flemish name: Ieper
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