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Doubs

(French du)
n
1. (Placename) a department of E France, in Franche-Comté region. Capital: Besançon. Pop: 505 557 (2003 est). Area: 5258 sq km (2030 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a river in E France, rising in the Jura Mountains, becoming part of the border between France and Switzerland and flowing generally southwest to the Saône River. Length: 430 km (267 miles)

Doubs

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n.
a river in E France, flowing into the Saône River. ab. 260 mi. (420 km) long.
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Maintenance work of current developments and compliance to be made in departmental buildings and public colleges Doubs.
The 96-mile transmission line from Mount Storm to Doubs is a vital part of the electric grid serving Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland.
32) On April 25, 1478 Semur, along with nearby Beaune, Chatillon, Seurre, and Verdun-sur-le Doubs, had revolted against the crown, protesting reunification with the royal domain.
The FN won the first round of a by-election in the region of Doubs in eastern France at the weekend and now faces a run-off with the Socialist Party on Sunday, putting the UMP in a bind.
The teenager was taken from a school trip in the Doubs region in eastern France on October 9, according to some of her teachers, sparking outrage among the students.
Interroge sur son avenir apres une saison difficile avec le FC Sochaux, oE l'equipe a attendu la derniere journee pour assurer son maintien, Ryad Boudebouz imagine son avenir loin du Doubs la saison prochaine.
De son cote, le depute Etienne Flandin (Union republicaine), qui devint senateur en 1909 et prit une part importante, avec le depute du Doubs Marc Reville (Republicains radicaux et democratiques), dans l'elaboration de la future loi, entend durcir et etendre les mesures de surveillance a l'egard de tous les nomades, francais ou etrangers, comme l'atteste l'article 8 de son texte:
A recent analysis of age-period-cohort models for NHL incidence in the Doubs region of France from 1980 through 2005 identified a strong period effect in increased NHL incidence in the years 1983-1992 across all age groups, which the authors determined to be consistent with one or more ubiquitous environmental exposures emerging during the 1960s (Viel et al.
Barry Love, Sgt Love's grandson, said: "The crew managed to avoid contact for 295 miles through occupied France on their way to neutral Switzerland until eventually arriving in a deep gorge at the River Doubs on the border, a wide and fast-flowing river.
It is divided into four areas - Doubs, Jura, Haute-Saone and Territoire de Belfort - all with their individual characteristics.
Kathem's refusal shocked festival organizers, over his doubs about the seriousness of the festival and the organizing parties who had announced that all proceeds will go in Egypt's rebuilding process.
Nestled, however, just next to Switzerland and sandwiched between Alsace and Burgundy, is Franche-Comte - made up of the areas of Jura, Doubs, Haute-Saone and Territore de Belfort - and which has culture, rolling wooded countryside and gastronomic surprises in abundance.