Lille (France)

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LILLE

Département : Nord
Additions : 1858 Esquermes, Fives, Moulins-Lille, Wazemmes; 1977 Hellemmes, 2000 Lomme

Blason de Lille (France)/Arms (crest) of Lille (France)
Official blazon
French De gueules à la fleur de lis (florencée) d'argent.
English blazon wanted

Origin/meaning

The arms are canting, showing a lily. The lily is known as a symbol for the city since 1199. The arms have basically not changed since.

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