vesoul

Haute-Saône

[oht-sohn]
noun
a department in E France. 2075 sq. mi. (5375 sq. km). Capital: Vesoul.
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Haute-Saône (French otson)
 
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a department of E France, in Franche-Comté region. Capital: Vesoul. Pop: 232 283 (2003 est). Area: 5375 sq km (2096 sq miles)

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vesoul

town, capital of Haute-Saone departement, Franche-Comte region, eastern France. It lies between the isolated conical hill, La Motte (1,263 ft [384 m]), and the Durgeon River. The hill is crowned by a votive chapel and a statue of the Virgin Mary.

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