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A city of eastern France east of Dijon. It is an industrial center noted for the manufacture of clocks and watches.
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(French bəzɑ̃sɔ̃)
(Placename) a city in E France, on the Doubs River: university (1422). Pop: 121 012 (2006)
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(bə zɑ̃ˈsɔ̃)

a city in E France: Roman ruins. 119,687.
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É a palavra, mediadora suprema, que fornece até mesmo o modelo arquitetônico não-icônico das Mesquitas, conforme lembra o historiador Alain de Besançon (2000, p.80).