Definition of Aix-la-chapelle
1. Noun. A city in western Germany near the Dutch and Belgian borders; formerly it was Charlemagne's northern capital.
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Deutschland, Federal Republic Of Germany, Frg, Germany
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Literary usage of Aix-la-chapelle
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, Sir Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1909)
"France from this time forward could accept — could even impose — peace; and it was accordingly signed at Aix-la-Chapelle in 1748. In the conclusion of this ..."
2. Belgium and Holland, Including the Grand-duchy of Luxembourg: Including the by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1897)
"In the reverse direction : express from Aix-la-Chapelle to Liège 4 marks 60, ... Between Verviers and Aix-la-Chapelle (and Cologne) several of the express ..."
3. The Rhine from Rotterdam to Constance: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1900)
"District between Liège and Aix-la-Chapelle replete with interest. ... From Aix-la-Chapelle to Düsseldorf, see R. 5. Through-carriages at Brussels for ..."
4. The Age of Louis XIV.: To which is Added, an Abstract of The Age of Louis XV. by Voltaire, R. Griffith (1779)
"... Aix-la-Chapelle for their place of conference, and the new-elected ... at leaft to have gained it at the peace made at Aix-la-Chapelle. ..."