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[zee-guh n] /ˈzi gən/
a city in North Rhine–Westphalia in W Germany, on the Sieg River. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • He went to the little village of Siegen, in western Germany, where his illustrious son was born on June 29th, 1577.

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  • After his birth, his father was set free in Siegen and allowed to go back to the city in which he had misbehaved himself.

  • Rubens was sent to prison, and thereafter banished to Siegen, where his wife joined him.


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  • But the process was, as a matter of fact, communicated to him by a German soldier, Ludwig von Siegen.

  • Antwerp and Cologne have claimed his birth, but subsequent historical investigation has shown Siegen as his birthplace.

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British Dictionary definitions for Siegen


a city in NW Germany, in North Rhine-Westphalia: manufacturing centre; birthplace of Rubens. Pop: 107 768 (2003 est)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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