BRIARE , a
See also:town of
See also:north-central France in the department of Loiret on the right
See also:bank of the
See also:Loire, 452 M . S.E. of
See also:Orleans on the railway to
See also:Nevers . Pop . (1906) 4613 . Briare, the Brivodorum of the Romans, is situated at the extremity of the Canal of Briare, which unites the Loire and its lateral canal with the Loing and so with the
See also:Seine . The canal of Briare was constructed from 16o5 to 1642 and is about 36 m. long . The
See also:industries include the manufacture of
See also:fine pottery, and of so-called
See also:porcelain buttons made of
See also:felspar and milk by a
See also:process; its inventor, Bapterosses, has a bust in the town . The canal
See also:traffic is in
See also:wood, iron,
See also:building materials, &c . A
See also:modern hospital and
See also:church, and the hotel de ville installed in an old moated chateau, are the chief buildings . The lateral canal of the Loire crosses the Loire near Briare by a fine canal-
See also:bridge 720 yds. in length .
BRIAREUS, or AEGAEON
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