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[er-lahng-uh n] /ˈɛr lɑŋ ən/
a city in Bavaria, S Germany. Unabridged
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  • From Bonn he went to Erlangen, at which university he graduated in 1821.

    Heroes of Science M. M. Pattison Muir
  • Not until 1895 was there question of his appointment to the chair of zoology in Erlangen.

    At the Deathbed of Darwinism Eberhard Dennert
  • This was particularly the case at Hamburg, where twenty-five thousand took refuge, and at Erlangen in Bavaria.

    The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte William Milligan Sloane
  • A beautiful portrait in water-colors is in the library of the Erlangen University.

    Durer M. F. Sweetser
  • Invitations to professorships at Jena, Erlangen, and Halle, were given him and rejected.

  • The lady's face was very tear-stained and she was about to return to Erlangen alone.

    What Germany Thinks Thomas F. A. Smith
  • He completed his education at Erlangen with the study of natural science.

  • The result was that he made a public confession of his faith, and was baptized by Pastor Pfeiffer, at Erlangen, in 1750.

    Some Jewish Witnesses For Christ Rev. A. Bernstein, B.D.
  • One day he went over to Erlangen to visit his sister in the insane asylum.

    The Goose Man Jacob Wassermann
  • Thereupon he went to Erlangen and studied medicine, and at the same time practised homœopathy privately.

    Some Jewish Witnesses For Christ Rev. A. Bernstein, B.D.
British Dictionary definitions for Erlangen


/German ˈɛrlaŋən/
a town in central Germany, in Bavaria: university (1743). Pop: 102 449 (2003 est)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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