Valenciennes

Valenciennes, an ancient fortified city in the dep. Nord, France, on the Scheldt, 32 m. SE. of Lille, with a citadel planned by Vauban, a fine town-hall, and a modern Gothic church and other buildings; has textile manufactures, besides iron-works, and was once famous for its lace.

Population (circa 1900) given as 24,000.

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

Valencia * Valens, Flavius
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Valdai Hills
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Valens, Flavius
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Valentine, Basil
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Valerianus, Lucinius
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