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JEMAPPES

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Originally appearing in Volume V15, Page 315 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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JEMAPPES, a town in the province of Hainaut, Belgium, near Mons, famous as the scene of the battle at which Dumouriez, at the head of the French Revolutionary Army, defeated the Austrian army (which was greatly outnumbered) under the duke of Saxe-Teschen and Clerfayt on the 6th of November 1 792 (See FRENCH REVOLUTIONARY WARS).
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