Rouen

Rouen, the ancient capital of Normandy, a busy manufacturing town on the Seine, 87 m. NW of Paris; a good portion of the old, crowded, picturesque town has given place to more spacious streets and dwellings; the old ramparts have been converted into handsome boulevards; has several Gothic churches unrivalled in beauty, a cathedral (the seat of an archbishop), &c.; the river affords an excellent waterway to the sea, and as a port Rouen ranks fourth in France; is famed for its cotton and other textiles; Joan of Arc was burned here in 1431.

Population (circa 1900) given as 112,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Rouble * Rouget de Lisle
Rothe, Richard
Rotherham
Rothesay
Rothschild, Meyer Amschel
Rotrou, Jean de
Rotterdam
Rotti
Roubaix
Roubilliac, Louis François
Rouble
Rouen
Rouget de Lisle
Rouge-et-Noir
Rouher, Eugène
Roulers
Roulette
Roumania
Roumelia
Round Table, The
Round Towers
Roundheads

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Rouen in Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

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