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Maubeuge

(mōbözh`), city (1990 pop. 35,225), Nord dept., N France, on the Sambre River near the Belgian border. Railroad and heating equipment, machine tools, glass, and china are major manufactures. An abbey was founded on the site of Maubeuge by St. Aldegone in the 7th cent. During World War I the city was held by the Germans. Its position on an extension of the Maginot LineMaginot Line
, system of fortifications along the eastern frontier of France, extending from the Swiss border to the Belgian. It was named for André Maginot, who was French minister of war (1929–32) and who directed its construction.
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 resulted in heavy destruction in World War II. Still standing are remains of fortifications built in 1685 by the famous military engineer Sébastien Vauban.

Maubeuge

 

a city in northeastern France on the Sambre River, in the department of Nord, near the Belgian border. Population, 32,000 (1968). The city is a transportation junction. Local industries include metallurgy, the construction of transportation machinery and machine tools, and the production of metal structures, pipes, and cables.

Maubeuge

an industrial town in N France, near the border with Belgium. Pop.: 33 546 (1999)
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