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Originally appearing in Volume V06, Page 700 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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COLOMBEY, a village of Lorraine, 4 M. E. of Metz, famous as the scene of a battle between the Germans and the French fought on the 14th of August 187o. It is often called the battle of Borny, from another village 22 m. E. of Metz. (See METZ and FRANCO-GERMAN WAR.)
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