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DECAZEVILLE

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Originally appearing in Volume V07, Page 911 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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DECAZEVILLE, a town of south-central France, in the department of Aveyron, 34 M. N.W. of Rodez by the Orleans railway. Pop. (1906) 9749. It possesses iron mines and is the centre of the coal-fields of the Aveyron, which supply the iron-works established by the Duc Decazes, minister of Louis XVIII. A statue commemorates the founder.
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