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Nivelles

(nēvĕl`), Du. Nijvel, city (1991 pop. 23,217), Walloon Brabant prov., central Belgium. It is an industrial center and a rail junction. Manufactures include machinery, linen, cotton goods, and lace. Of note are a 7th-century convent and a Romanesque church (11th cent; rebuilt in the 18th cent.).
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A note reading, 'Call the police, urgent' was taped to the front door of the middle-class house on the outskirts of Nivelles, 20 miles south of Brussels.
Principal battles: Siege of Toulon (1792-1793); Corunna (La Coruna) (1809); Albuera (1811); Siege of Badajoz, Salamanca (1812); Vitoria, the Pyrenees (1813); Nivelles, the Nive, Orthez, Toulouse (1814).
The mother left a note which was taped to the front door of her house in Nivelles, 20 miles south of Brussels, in an apparent cry for help.
Her husband, who is eight years younger, was not at home when the killings took place in Nivelles, 20 miles south of the Belgian capital Brussels.
1914); he repulsed the French Champagne-Marne offensives (February-March and September-November 1915); held General Anthoine's Fourth Army of Petain's Center Army Group to minor gains during the Nivelles offensive (Aisne II) (April 16-May 15, 1917); some of his right wing units played a role on the extreme left of Ludendorff's Champagne-Marne offensive (July 15-17, 1918), covering the east flank of First Army; his forces were badly mauled by U.S.