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Epinal, a town of France, in a valley of the Moselle, and capital of the department of Vosges, 190 miles S.E. of Paris. It is partly on the right bank of the river, and partly upon an island in it, and has a suburb on the left bank. It is well-built, and has good quays, a Gothic church, a college, a museum, a public library of 20,000 volumes, and a ruined castle on a height. There are manufactures of iron and brass goods and cutlery, earthenware, leather, oil, and chemicals.