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1911 Encyclopedia Britannica

la Bourboule

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A watering-place of central France, in the department of Puy-de-Dome, 41 m. W. by N. of Mont-Dore by road. Pop. (1906) 1401. La Bourboule is situated on the right bank of the Dordogne at a height of 2790 ft. Its waters, of which arsenic is the characteristic constituent, are used in cases of diseases of the skin and respiratory organs, rheumatism, neuralgia, &c. Though known to the Romans they were not in much repute till towards the end of the 19th century. The town has three thermal establishments and a casino.

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Chisholm, Hugh, General Editor. Entry for 'la Bourboule'. 1911 Encyclopedia Britanica. 1910.

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