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1) Aisne. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Aisne, (en) (KEY) , department (1990 pop. 537,600), NE France, in Ile-de-France, Picardy, and Champagne, touching the Belgian border. Laon is the capital....

2) Aisne. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...France rising in the Argonne Forest and flowing about 266 km (165 mi) northwest and west to the Oise River. Four major World War I battles were fought along its banks,...

3) Soissons. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Soissons, (swasoN´) (KEY) , city (1990 pop. 32,144), Aisne dept., N France, on the Aisne River. It is an agricultural and industrial center. Soissons was an old Roman...

4) Vermandois. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Vermandois, (vermaNdwa´) (KEY) , region, N France, now in Somme and Aisne depts. The region is largely agricultural (wheat, beets) but has some industry (metallurgy,...

5) Belleau Wood. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Belleau Wood, (bel´o, belo´) (KEY) , forested area in Aisne dept., N France, E of Chateau-Thierry. The scene of a victory over the Germans after hard fighting (June...

6) Laon. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Laon, (laN) (KEY) , commercial town (1990 pop. 28,670), capital of Aisne dept., N France. It has forges, a printing plant, and factories that make heating equipment...

7) Saint-Quentin. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Saint-Quentin, (saN-kaNtaN´) (KEY) , city (1990 pop. 62,085), Aisne dept., N France, on the Somme River. Foundry products, machinery, textiles, and food products...

8) Valois, historic region, France. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Valois, historic region, France, historic region, now comprised in Aisne and Oise depts., N France. Crepy-en-Valois was its historic capital. It is a rich agricultural...

9) Rethel. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Rethel, (rtel´) (KEY) , town (1993 est. pop. 8,639), Ardennes dept., N France, on the Aisne River. It is a farm trade center with textile industries and plants making...

10) Chateau-Thierry. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Château-Thierry, (shato´-tyere´) (KEY) , town (1990 pop. 15,830), Aisne dept., N France, on the Marne River. The town was the focal point of the second battle of...

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