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 (do͞o-ā′) Formerly Dou·ay (do͞o-ā′)
A town of northern France northeast of Amiens. Under the patronage of Philip II of Spain, a Roman Catholic college for English priests was established here. It produced an English translation of the Bible in the late 1500s and early 1600s.


(ˈduːeɪ; French dwɛ)
(Placename) an industrial city in N France: the political and religious centre of exiled English Roman Catholics in the 16th and 17th centuries. Pop: 42 796 (1999)


or Dou•ay


a city in N France, SE of Calais. 44,515.
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The French army held all between Pont-a-Marc as far as Valenciennes, falling back upon Douai. The prince was said to be in person at Bethune.
Imt lille douai - sage 941 rue charles bourseul 59508 douai
This subject is the focus of the present investigation of two panel paintings commissioned by Jeanne de Boubais, abbess of the Cistercian convent of Flines, located near Douai in the French-speaking, Burgundian controlled south Netherlandish province of Hainault.
Like Jacob, Howell focuses specifically on the marital property regime in Douai, a city currently part of northern France, but historically linked to the Low Countries.
Contract notice: the purpose of this contract is the purchase of a nitrous acid analyzer (hono) for the ceri energy environment / sage research unit (atmospheric sciences environmental engineering) of the ecole nationale suprieure des mines tlcom lille douai (imt lille douai).
Her focus of historical inquiry is the Flemish town of Douai, primarily during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries.
Since urban areas left more records than did rural ones, the study centers primarily though not exclusively on women living in the major Flemish towns: Bruges, Douai, Ghent, Lille, and Ypres.
Contract notice: provision of cradles in a multi-home childcare facility for staff of the douai hospital center
Contract notice: provision of cradle reservation in a multi-day childcare facility for staff of the douai hospital center reference number:
Main features: this consultation concerns the services of a temporary work company for the provision of temporary staff at the ecole nationale superieure mines-telecom lille douai (imt lille douai) resulting from the merger on 1 january 2017 of the ecole nationale superior of mines douai and telecom lille (imtld).
Contract notice: the aim of this consultation is the selection and preliminary study of 6 types of sediments and the implementation of their electromechanical bioprocessing on behalf of the mines tlcom lille douai institute.
Contract award notice: Framework agreement relating to the various repairs or ad hoc works on the departmental patrimony - the road districts of douai (including pvle), Dunkerque and valenciennes (france-lille: Surface work for roads)