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Guise (town), a fortified town in the French department of Aisne, on the Oise, 25 miles E.N.E. of St. Quentin. The castle of the Dukes of Guise, now in ruins, is situated on a height above the town. Cotton and woollen goods are manufactured, and there are oil-works, tanneries, and iron-works established by M. Godin and conducted on the co-operative principle.