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1) Yonne. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Yonne, (yon) (KEY) , department (1990 pop. 324,600), N central France. Auxerre is the capital....

2) Auxerre. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Auxerre, (oser´) (KEY) , town (1990 pop. 40,597), capital of Yonne dept., N central France, in Burgundy, on the Yonne River. A commercial and industrial center, it...

3) Sens. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Sens, (saNs) (KEY) , town (1990 pop. 27,755), Yonne dept., N central France, on the Yonne River. Leather tanning and the manufacture of safes, electrical equipment,...

4) Chablis. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Chablis, (shable´) (KEY) , village (1990 pop. 2,608), Yonne dept., central France, in Burgundy. It is famous for the white wine named for it. There is a remarkable...

5) Nivernais. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...province, central France. It roughly coincides with Nievre dept. Drained by the Loire and the Yonne, it is a hilly plateau, rising to the Morvan Mts. in the east....

6) Orleanais. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...the chief cities. The region includes Loiret, Loir-et-Cher, and parts of Eure-et-Loir and Yonne depts. Beauce in the north, Little Beauce in the west, and Gatinais...

7) Morvan. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Bois-du-Roi. Cattle raising and the production of charcoal are the chief industries. The Yonne River rises in the Morvan. A large nature park was created there in...

8) Saone. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...link between Paris and Marseilles, it is connected by canals to the Moselle, Marne, Yonne, and Loire rivers. Because of its even and gentle flow, the Saone carries...

9) Seine. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...in an estuary between Le Havre and Honfleur. With its tributaries (the Aube, Marne, Oise, Yonne, Loing, and Eure) and connecting canals, it drains the entire Paris...

10) Burgundy. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...of the 17th and 18th cent. It is now administratively divided into the departments of Yonne, Cote-d'Or, Saone-et-Loire, Ain, and Nievre. Dijon is the historic capital;...

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