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Digne (dēˈnyə) [key] or Digne-les-Bains dēˈnyə-lā-băNˈ, city (1990 pop. 17,425), capital of Alpes-de-Haute, Provence dept., SE France, in Provence. Points of interest include the Notre-Dame-de-Bourg Cathedral (13th–14th cent.) and a museum housing Gallo-Roman artifacts. On the outskirts of the city is a spa with thermal baths.

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