Bruay-la-Buissière (brüĕˈ-lä-bwēsyĕrˈ) [key], formerly Bruay-en-Artois brüĕˈ-än-ärtwäˈ, town (1990 pop. 25,451), Pas-de-Calais dept., NE France. Once a coal-mining center, the town has textile and construction industries.

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