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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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