Doubs (French du)
- 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)
Example Sentences Including 'Doubs'
13 June An idyllic day's walking, the first in a week heading south-west along the river Doubs.
As we followed the Sylphe up the Doubs river, we found that a moment's inattention would run the head of the barge on to a bank.
The village is set high above the Doubs , providing a fine view of a broad, meandering stretch of river.
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