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 (yā′pər) also Y·pres (ē′prə)
A city of western Belgium near the French border south of Ostend. It was the site of three major World War I battles (1914, 1915, and 1917).


(Placename) the Flemish name for Ypres


(Fr. ˈi prə)

a town in W Belgium: battles 1914–18. 34,758. Flemish, Ieper.
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The story is set in 1347 when a rumor has been spread about the cats and so a small number of them have left the human world to build a secret kingdom of cats called Ieper.
Meanwhile, the annual Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare was observed at a ceremony today in the Ieper Room of OPCW's Headquarters.
Ac nid yw trigolion Ieper a threfi Poperinghe, Langemark a Zonnebeke a'r pentrefi cyfagos wedi anghofio aberth y milwyr dewr.
All members of personnel and their partners were invited at the company site in the Belgian city of Ieper, which was transformed into a festival field for the occasion.
Soldiers from the 1st Battalion The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment (1 LANCS) and the 1st Battalion The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers (1RRF) conducted a full military ceremony at Prowse Point Military Cemetery near Ieper.
Jules Destrooper has production facilities in Lo-Reninge and Ieper.
We will then travel on to tour battlefields in Flanders and the Somme, and to attend the Armistice Day Ceremonies at the Menin Gate in Ieper on November 11.
We will then travel on to tour the First World War battlefields in Flanders and the Somme, and to attend the Armistice Day ceremonies at the Menin Gate in Ieper on Tuesday, November 11.
The city of Ieper in Belgium exemplifies battleground tourism as it commemorates the centenary of World War Ithis year
Ypres, or Ieper as it is now known, is a charming Flemish town with bustling bars, shops and restaurants.
Partner Logistics sites in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire and Gloucester, which maintain 150,000 pallet spaces at temperatures as low as -28[degrees]C, were part of a deal that also included Dutch sites at Bergen op Zoom, Waalwijk and Bodegraven, and the Ieper coldstore in Belgium.
knowledge of the labels and packaging markets, strong R&D, Lean and experienced CtP manufacturing facilities in Ieper, and.