Roubaix

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Roubaix

  1. Toponym of an unincorporated community in Lawrence County, South Dakota, United States

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  • (French) IPA(key): /ʁu.bɛ/

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Roubaix

  1. Toponym of a city in the department of Nord, France
    • 1989, Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels, Collected works: Marx and Engels, 1874-83, ISBN 0717805247, page 394
      Volume 24 of the Collected Works of Karl Marx and Frederick Engels. New York, International Publishers
      Extract from article “Two Model Town Councils” written by Frederick Engels, originally published in The Labour Standard No. 8 on June 25, 1881
      Shortly before the establishment of the Labour Standard, there was a strike of factory operatives in the town of Roubaix, close on the Belgian frontier.
  2. Patronymic name affixed with “de”, given after the city's name: Roubaix
    • 1929, Norman Giles, Keerboskloof: A Novel, OCLC 9736252, page 9
      Groenvlei was a fine old plaas, with curling gables and brown thatched roof. The de Roubaix family had occupied it for many scores years.

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