Longwy


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Longwy

(lôNwē`), town (1990 pop. 15,647), Meurthe-et-Moselle dept., NE France, near the Belgian and Luxembourg borders. The center of the Lorraine iron and steel industry, Longwy has been diversifying its economic base into ceramics and steel products. Longwy-Haut, c.500 ft (150 m) higher, has kept the fortifications built (17th cent.) by Vauban.

Longwy

 

a city in northeastern France in Lorraine, in the department of Meurthe-et-Moselle. Population, 22,000 (1968). Longwy is a ferrous metallurgy and iron-ore mining center. Faience is manufactured in the city.

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IN this varied Tour that offers a changing profile virtually every day, double world champion Peter Sagan was at his imperious best in the stage-three finish at Longwy, winning despite pulling his right foot out of the pedal clip in the closing stages.
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The Locatellis were well-known in the township of Longwy in northeastern France, where Francois had worked as a heating engineer and his grandson taught economics and social studies.
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