Cambrai

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Cam·brai

 (käN-brĕ′, kăm-brā′)
A city of northern France south of Douai. Dating to pre-Roman times, it was a prosperous textile-manufacturing town from the 15th century to the 17th century.

Cambrai

(French kɑ̃brɛ)
n
(Placename) a town in NE France: textile industry: scene of a battle in which massed tanks were first used and broke through the German line (November, 1917). Pop: 33 738 (1999)
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The market consists of the following 5 lots Lot 1: 59 Flanders (inland and marine)Lot 2: Lille Metropolis 59Lot 3: Valenciennes / Cambraisis / Avesnois 59Lot 4: The Littoral Calais 62Lot 5: 62 ArtoisEach lot, the Post will hold several beneficiaries.
Les repetitions du style formulaire qui, on l'a vu, utilise volontiers les noms de lieux comme de simples chevilles ou en tant que pures sonorites, permettent ici de preciser par touches successives l'aire de l'action, l'enjeu des combats, ce Cambraisis pour lequel Raoul est pret a tout oser.