Yser

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Yser

(izĕr`), river, c.50 mi (80 km) long, rising in N France and flowing generally NE through NW Belgium and into the North Sea at Nieuwpoort. It connects a network of canals. The area was the scene of heavy fighting in World War I.

Yser

a river in NW central Europe, rising in N France and flowing through SW Belgium to the North Sea: scene of battles in World War I. Length: 77 km (48 miles)
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De aarde barst daar van koper, ijzer, graniet, GOUD!" (Claus 1970: 79).
Contract award notice: Rental and emptying of roll containers (boven schelde / dender / ghent canals / ijzer) (belgium-aartselaar: Refuse and waste related services)
Hierdie smidswinkeltoneel, met vuur en hamer en meer, keer terug in Gorter se Mei, waar die Meifiguurtjie deur 'n dorpie in die dal swerf: [...] Uit de straat was 't flauwe Gerucht hoorbaar der swarte smederij, Het ijzer klonk onder de hamers, zij Hamerden in cadans de spranken vuur.
Contract notice: hiring and transport of container for sand and roost goods (maas noord / nete / ijzer)
Contract notice: transport of dehydrated sewage sludge - demer bekken-bree and ijzer & brugse polder