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Aube

[ ohb ]

noun

  1. a river in N France, flowing NW to the Seine. 125 miles (200 km) long.
  2. a department in NE France. 2,327 sq. mi. (6,025 sq. km). : Troyes.


Aube

/ 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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Example Sentences

Becoming imbued also with a high degree of piety, she visited nearly every year a retreat of the Ursulines of Arcis-sur-Aube.

His lands reached from the department of Seine-et-Marne into that of the Aube.

Et les plus sombres d'entre nousOnt eu leur aube blouissante.

M. Aube was extremely angry with his uncle, and shewed him what precautions he ought to have taken to prevent such an accident.

When Ney and Sebastiani began on the twentieth to push up the south bank of the Aube, they expected no opposition.

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