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Champagne (town), an ancient town of France, of which Troyes was the capital, now forms the departments of Maine, Haute-Marne, Aube, and Ardennes, besides portions of Yonne, Aisne, Seine-et-Marne, and Meuse. Chief among its towns besides the capital were Bar-sur-Aube, Laon, and Rheims.