- 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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Examples from the Web for aube
His corps was one of those which the Emperor summoned to Arcis sur Aube.Napoleon's Marshals
R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Defeat would have meant a retreat, not behind the Aube, but the Rhine.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte
William Milligan Sloane
"She is the richest heiress in the department of the Aube," said Simon Giguet.
The letter was written and signed by the prefect of the Aube.
He had now reached the Aube, beyond which Joffre had decreed that he must not retire.Foch the Man
Clara E. Laughlin
- 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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