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Cambrai: A town on the Scheldt, in the department of Nord, France, about 120 miles northeast of Paris. The ancient town was known to the Romans as Cameracum and was then an important city of the Nervii. The modern city is celebrated for the manufacture of Cambrai which derive their name from it. Among its noted buildings are a magnificent town hall, and a fine cathedral in which Fenelon, celebrated bishop of Cambrai, is buried.