- a river in E France, flowing into the Saône River. About 260 miles (420 km) long.
- a department in E France. 2031 sq. mi. (5260 sq. km). Capital: Besançon.
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George Cuvier in the department of Doubs, which at that time belonged to Wrttemberg.The Last Link
Julien had already reached the bank of the Doubs where he dressed himself.
There is a view of them falling into the Doubs, after a series of cascades.
The town stands in a horseshoe circumscribed by the river Doubs.Albert Savarus
Honore de Balzac
He gave Sorel four acres for every one he had previously held, five hundred yards lower down on the banks of the Doubs.
- a department of E France, in Franche-Comté region. Capital: Besançon. Pop: 505 557 (2003 est). Area: 5258 sq km (2030 sq miles)
- a river in E France, rising in the Jura Mountains, becoming part of the border between France and Switzerland and flowing generally southwest to the Saône River. Length: 430 km (267 miles)