Besançon

Besançon, capital of the dep. of Doubs, in France; a very strong place; fortified by Vauban; abounds in relics of Roman and mediæval times; watchmaking a staple industry, employing some 15,000 of the inhabitants; manufactures also porcelain and carpets.

Population (circa 1900) given as 57,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Berze`lius, Johan Jakob * Besant, Mrs. Annie
Bertrand
Ber`trand, Henri Gratien, Comte
Bertrand de Molleville
Berton, Pierre
Bérulle, Cardinal
Berwick, James Fitz-James, Duke of
Berwick, North
Berwick-on-Tweed
Berwickshire
Berze`lius, Johan Jakob
Besançon
Besant, Mrs. Annie
Besant, Sir Walter
Besenval, Baron
Besika Bay
Besme
Bess, Good Queen
Bessara`bia
Bessar`ion, John
Bessel, Friedrich Wilhelm
Bessemer, Sir Henry

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