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1) Bresse. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Ain and Saone rivers. Bourg-en-Bresse is the historic capital. A fertile farm area, it is famous for its chickens and wines. To the south is the Dombes, a region...

2) Bourg-en-Bresse. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The church (late 15th cent.) of nearby Brou is one of the finest in France....

3) Ain, department, France. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Ain, department, France, (aN) (KEY) , department (1990 pop. 477,400), E central France, in Burgundy, bordering on Switzerland. Bourg-en-Bresse is the capital....

4) Burgundy. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The name once applied to a large area embracing several kingdoms, a free county (see Franche-Comte), and a duchy. The present region is identical with the province...

5) Savoy, house of. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Western Europe that ruled Savoy and Piedmont from the 11th cent., the kingdom of Sicily from 1714 to 1718, the kingdom of Sardinia from 1720 to 1861, and the kingdom...

6) Charles Emmanuel I. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Charles Emmanuel I, 1562-1630, duke of Savoy (1580-1630), son and successor of Emmanuel Philibert. He continued his father's efforts to recover territories lost to...

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