follow Dictionary.com

9 Grammatical Pitfalls

Douai

[doo-ey; French dwe] /duˈeɪ; French dwɛ/
noun
1.
a city in N France, SE of Calais.
Also, Douay.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for Douai

Douai

/ˈduːeɪ; French dwɛ/
noun
1.
an industrial city in N France: the political and religious centre of exiled English Roman Catholics in the 16th and 17th centuries. Pop: 42 796 (1999)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for Douai

or Douay, name of town in northern France, used elliptically in reference to the English translation of the Bible begun there late 16c., sanctioned by Roman Catholic Church. [Also called Rheims-Douai translation because it was published in Rheims in 1582]. It uses more Latinate words than the KJV.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Douai

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Douai

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for douai