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Troyes

[trwah] /trwɑ/
noun
1.
a city in and the capital of Aube, in NE France, on the Seine: truce treaty in Hundred Year's War.

Aube

[ohb] /oʊb/
noun
1.
a river in N France, flowing NW to the Seine. 125 miles (200 km) long.
2.
a department in NE France. 2327 sq. mi. (6025 sq. km).
Capital: Troyes.
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Troyes

/French trwa/
noun
1.
an industrial city in NE France: became prosperous through its great fairs in the early Middle Ages. Pop: 60 958 (1999)

Aube

/French ob/
noun
1.
a department of N central France, in Champagne-Ardenne region. Capital: Troyes. Pop: 293 925 (2003 est). Area: 6026 sq km (2350 sq miles)
2.
a river in N central France, flowing northwest to the Seine. Length: about 225 km (140 miles)
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Encyclopedia Article for Troyes

town, capital of Aube departement, Champagne-Ardenne region, northeastern France. The town was the historic capital of Champagne.

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