Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Bar-le-duc, or Bar-sur-Ornain, chief town of the department of Meuse, 125 miles from Paris, with which it is connected by railway. It is on the river Ornain, and possesses an old church, a college, library, etc. Cottons, leather, hosiery, corsets, and confectioneries are made here, and a good deal of trade is carried on in timber, iron, wine, and wool.