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city in E France, on the Doubs River: pop. 114,000
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A city of eastern France east of Dijon. It is an industrial center noted for the manufacture of clocks and watches. Population: 115,000.