Besançon

[ buh-zahn-sawn ]
/ bə zɑ̃ˈsɔ̃ /

noun

a city in and the capital of Doubs, in E France: Roman ruins.

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Besançon
/ (French bəzɑ̃sɔ̃) /

noun

a city in E France, on the Doubs River: university (1422). Pop: 117 733 (1999)
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