Courtrai


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Cour·trai

 (ko͝or-trā′, ko͞or-)
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Courtrai

(French kurtrɛ)
n
(Placename) a town in W Belgium, in West Flanders on the Lys River: the largest producer of linen in W Europe. Pop: 73 984 (2004 est). Flemish name: Kortrijk
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Cour•trai

(Fr. kurˈtrɛ)

n.
a city in W Belgium, on the Lys River: important medieval city. 43,364. Flemish, Kortrijk.
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they have shown the French at Courtrai and elsewhere that they are as deft in wielding steel as in welding it."
John would have been in action at the Battle of Courtrai (14th-19th October 1918) and the Action of Ooteghem (25th October).
In November 1918, she drove through the night to Courtrai with a colleague to reunite a Belgium man with his family.
Centres of the textile industry are Bruges, Brussels, Verviers, Ghent, Courtrai (Kortrijk), and Malines (Mechelen).
Boswell, an electrician who lived in Hampton Street in Birmingham, served in the Royal Artillery 57th Anti-Tank Regiment attached to the East Surrey Regiment, and was eventually captured by German troops in the Belgian city of Courtrai while trying to fight off their advances to Dunkirk in 1940.
AprAaAaAeA s les dfenseurs Bensebani (Rennes Attal (Courtrai) et Ghoulam (Naples), Madjer et ses lieutenants (Menad et Ighil) viennent d'enregistrer un nouveau forfait de taille.
The world-first was presented at BusWorld in Courtrai, Belgium, on October 19, 2017.
Nesse sentido, destacamos o artigo publicado em 1890, "La version flamande et la version francaise de la bataille de Courtrai" (A versao flamenca e a versao francesa da batalha de Courtrai) (PIRENNE 1890), no qual analisa e confronta as diversas versoes francesas e flamengas sobre a batalha de Courtrai, ocorrida em 1302.
The three arrests were made in the Western town of Harelbeke, close to the French border, the Belga news agency reported, citing the prosecutor's office in nearby Courtrai.
Yn ol y llythyr gafodd Nain o Swyddfa'r Fyddin, fe gladdwyd ei gwr ar ochr y ffordd yn Courtrai. Ar ol diwedd y rhyfel fe godwyd y cyrff a'u claddu mewn mynwentydd milwrol.
To this we must add a tabard, a cloak, and pelote in Courtrai fabric (contray in the source).