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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch ijssel, from Old French L'isle ‎(the island), itself from Latin īnsulam ‎(island). The word has undergone resegmentation, like its French counterpart: ter ijsel ‎(at Lille) was resegmented into te rijsel.

Proper nounEdit

Rijsel n

  1. Lille, a city in northern France.

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