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Menen

(mā`nən), Fr. Menin, commune (1991 pop. 32,645), West Flanders prov., SW Belgium, on the Leie River, near the French border. Manufactures include machinery, textiles, and tobacco products. Founded in 1578, Menen was strongly fortified in the 17th cent. In World War I it changed hands several times during the bitter fighting between German and English forces in the YpresYpres
, Du. Ieper, commune (1991 pop. 35,235), West Flanders prov., SW Belgium, near the French border. It is an agricultural market and an industrial center. Manufactures include textiles, textile-making machinery, and processed food.
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edu or contact Kimberly Meenen at 217/333-9355 or kmeenen@illinois.
It was only a decade ago that Bruno Van Meenen founded his design lighting and production business.
The timing of this generous contribution is perfect, and we are so grateful to the Walkers," said Ellen Meenen, president of the BTV Foundation.
A number of noblemen were fined twenty-five Carolus guilders because they provided shelter to Adriaan Courten van Meenen, a Jesuit who continued secretly to practice the Catholic faith, and because they attended masses officiated by Courten van Meenen.
They could be buried by the silt and debris, or they could wash all the way down to Lake Powell,'' Fire Chief Tom Van Meenen said about the missing hikers.