Definition of Aachen

1. Noun. A city in western Germany near the Dutch and Belgian borders; formerly it was Charlemagne's northern capital.

Exact synonyms: Aix-la-chapelle, Aken
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Deutschland, Federal Republic Of Germany, Frg, Germany

Definition of Aachen

1. Proper noun. A city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, that was the capitol of Charlemagne's empire ¹

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Literary usage of Aachen

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Poor Child Jesus, SISTERS OF THE, a congregation founded at aachen in 1844 for the support and education of poor, orphan, and destitute children, ..."

2. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, Sir Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1908)
"At the Congress of aachen the Dutch Republic was able to take its place among the Great ... The Peace of aachen, following closely upon that of Breda, ..."

3. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"(1138) received unction and coronation as German king, not as emperor, from the papal legate at aachen, the first instance of the kind. ..."

4. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1914)
"For the first four Books he used Boben the Monk and Albert of aachen as well as ... The chronicle of ALBERT of aachen contains one of the most remarkable ..."

5. The Works of Tennyson by Alfred Tennyson Tennyson, Hallam Tennyson Tennyson (1908)
"At the Congress of aachen the Dutch Republic was able to take its place among the Great ... The Peace of aachen, following closely upon that of Breda, ..."

6. The Rhineland by Walter Marsden (1973)
"2 aachen At the frontier the German autobahn takes over from the Belgian motorway, and it is tempting to push on to the Rhine, but by doing so you will miss ..."

7. The Schools of Charles the Great and the Restoration of Education in the by James Bass Mullinger (1877)
"At the Council of aachen, in 817, the rule of Chrodegang was made the rule of ... The Council of aachen, AD 817. The Benedictine ruin generally enforced. ..."

8. The Nature of Ore Deposits by Richard Beck (1905)
"The ore deposits in the vicinity of aachen, 44 miles west-southwest of Cologne, do not all belong ... The geologic map of the aachen mining district (Fig. ..."

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