Of Courtrai, on the Yperlee, a small river flowing into the Yser, both of which have been canalized.
"DIXMUDE, or in Flemish Dixmuyde, a town in the province of West Flanders, Belgium, on the right bank of the Yser, with a pop. which had risen from 3,278 in 1909 to 3,460 in 1914.
Dixmude constituted in effect one of the principal points of passage of the Yser and, at the end of Oct.
10, by which date, by damming the lower reaches of the Yser and opening the sluices between Dixmude and Nieuport, a large flooded area was placed between the two armies.