- a city in the N Netherlands, capital of Drenthe province. Pop: 62 000 (2003 est)
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"That would be reason enough for stopping at Assen," said Brederode.The Chauffeur and the Chaperon
C. N. Williamson
Then another gendarme walked with us to Assen, which seemed to be a sort of police headquarters.Three Times and Out
Nellie L. McClung
The travellers passed through the Fantee and Assen territories.
However, my carriage was well warmed, and we arrived at Assen in half an hour.The Authoritative Life of General William Booth
George Scott Railton
Assen possesses schools (a gymnasium and burgher school), a chamber of commerce, a museum of antiquities and a court-house.