- a city in and the capital of Aube, in NE France, on the Seine: truce treaty in Hundred Year's War.
- a river in N France, flowing NW to the Seine. 125 miles (200 km) long.
- a department in NE France. 2327 sq. mi. (6025 sq. km). Capital: Troyes.
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Chretien de Troyes has Yvain and Gawain fighting anonymously for hours without stopping until night forces them to draw back.The ‘GOT’ Red Viper and Mountain Duel, and a History of Medieval Trial by Combat
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The company of Noailles returned from its quarters at Troyes to Versailles.
Germain hastened back to Troyes, taking up Dominique on the way.
When Frere Richard came to her at Troyes, he made, she says, the sign of the cross.The Valet's Tragedy and Other Stories
The town of Troyes, where there was an English garrison, did not wish to yield.The Red True Story Book
It was greatly augmented a couple of years after the Treaty of Troyes.Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc
- an industrial city in NE France: became prosperous through its great fairs in the early Middle Ages. Pop: 60 958 (1999)
- a department of N central France, in Champagne-Ardenne region. Capital: Troyes. Pop: 293 925 (2003 est). Area: 6026 sq km (2350 sq miles)
- a river in N central France, flowing northwest to the Seine. Length: about 225 km (140 miles)
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