Lille

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English[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Lille

  1. A city in France, the capital of Nord-Pas-de-Calais
  2. A village in Belgium, near Turnhout.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French L'isle ‎(the island), from Latin īnsula ‎(island). The name was resegmented, like its Dutch counterpart: in a L'isle ‎(at L'isle), the definite article came to be considered part of the name, and it was thus interpreted as a Lille.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Lille

  1. Lille

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