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BOURGOGNE The French name of BURGUNDY.  Since 1960 the old provincial name has been used for an administrative Region consisting of the departments of Côte-d’Or, Nièvre, Saône-et-Loire, and Yonne.

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AUXERRE     Auxerrois (pays). County in central France;  the city is on the River Yonne, southwest of Troyes and northwest of Dijon.   The city was also the head of a diocese that belonged to the province of Sens and was abolished … Continue reading

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