from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A river rising in the Jura Mountains of eastern France and flowing about 434 km (270 mi) northeast to and along the French-Swiss border, into Switzerland, then back into France, where it meanders in a generally southwest course to the Saône River.

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  • proper n. A river running through Switzerland and France, a tributary of the Saône.
  • proper n. A department of France in the region of Franche-Comté.


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  • [1] The Doubs is a stream after which one of the Eastern

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  • We can judge by one example: in the department of Doubs, which is not put down among those to be purged, five hundred and thirty administrators or municipal magistrates are dismissed in 1797, and, in addition, forty-nine others in 1798.

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  • Officials said the route that is now under consideration in Jefferson County lies in an area that is already home to a 500-kilovolt line known as the Doubs route.

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  • Where's Doubs with his Einsteins deep eyes and 3rd grade IQ?

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  • He also won the 2005 edition of the Tour du Doubs, a UCI category 1.1 single-day event that is part of the UCI Europe Tour and the French Cup.

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  • Sure enough, the message, “La vallée du Doubs est belle, en été” “The Doubs valley is beautiful in the summer” came over the air, and Peugeot loaned him the 50,000 francs.

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  • Her merchant father, Maximilian Lévy (1872 – 1946), was born in Mulhouse, Germany (Alsace), but in 1882 the family, which included three other children, moved to Montbéliard, a small town in the Doubs region of France, possibly in order that the two sons should not have to serve in the German army.

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  • James Jacques Joseph Tissot (Nantes 1836-1902 Doubs), The Japanese Scroll, signed 'J. J. Tissot.' (lower right), oil on panel

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  • He called it the Palmipède , or Webfoot, and he tried running it on the Doubs, a tributary of the Saône, in June and July of 1776.

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  • Vilard at their head, come tumbling to join the lovely upper waters of the Doubs, Watteville had a huge dam constructed, leaving two cuttings for the overflow.

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