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a department in central France. 2881 sq. mi. (7460 sq. km).
Capital: Auxerre.
Historical Examples

Approaching auxerre, the cathedral looks handsome; there are three churches besides.
First Impressions on a Tour upon the Continent Marianne Baillie

Between auxerre and Autun much of the scenery has an English look.
The Roof of France Matilda Betham-Edwards

With such a history small wonder it is that auxerre has preserved more than fleeting memories of its past.
Castles and Chateaux of Old Burgundy Francis Miltoun

Rouen was far less accommodating than auxerre had shown itself.
Old and New Paris, v. 2 Henry Sutherland Edwards

A terrific battle was fought near auxerre, in France, in the summer of 841.
A History of Germany Bayard Taylor

But when I came to live at auxerre, I saw that he spoke the truth.
The Mediaeval Mind (Volume I of II) Henry Osborn Taylor

auxerre fell upon De Clisson, while the divisions of the two rival princes closed with each other.
Saint George for England G. A. Henty

Other notices on auxerre in the Bulletin Monumental are, 1847, vol.
How France Built Her Cathedrals Elizabeth Boyle O’Reilly

Though baptisteries were forbidden to be used as burial-places by the council of auxerre they were not uncommonly used as such.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3 Various

What used to be the episcopal palace of auxerre is to-day the Prefecture.
How France Built Her Cathedrals Elizabeth Boyle O’Reilly

a town in central France, capital of Yonne department; Gothic cathedral. Pop: 37 790 (1999)
a department of N central France, in Burgundy region. Capital: Auxerre. Pop: 335 917 (2003 est). Area: 7461 sq km (2910 sq miles)
a river in N France, flowing generally northwest to the Seine at Montereau. Length: 290 km (180 miles)


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