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Jemappes is a Walloon town in south-western Belgium, province Hainaut. Since 1976, it is part of the city Mons. Jemappes is known for the Battle of Jemappes between the French and Austrian armies in 1792.
During the French occupation of Belgium, there was a département named after the Battle of Jemappes, see Jemmape. Jemappes was also a battleground in the First World War.
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a manufacturing Belgian town, 3 m. W. of Mons, where Dumouriez in the name of the French Republic defeated the Austrians in 1792.
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