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Aix-les-Bains

Aix-les-Bains (ĕks-lā-băNˈ) [key], town (1990 pop. 24,826), Savoie dept., SE France, situated on Lake Bourget at the foot of the Alps. It is a popular resort and spa. The town's alum and sulfur springs have been frequented since Roman times. There are ruins of Roman baths.

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