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Originally appearing in Volume V01, Page 794 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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AMBERT, a town of central France, capital of an arrondissement of the department of Puy-de-Dome, on the Dore, 52 M. E.S.E. of Clermont-Ferrand by rail. Pop. (1906), town, 3889; commune, 7581. The town has a church of the 15th and 16th centuries and carries on the manufacture of paper, lace, ribbon, rosaries, &c., and trade in cheese. It is the seat of a sub-prefect; and the public institutions include tribunals of first instance and of commerce, a chamber of arts and manufactures, and a communal college.
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