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Wiesbaden

[vees-bahd-n]
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noun
  1. the capital of Hesse in W Germany: health resort; mineral springs.

Hesse

[hes-uh for 1; hes for 2]
noun
  1. Her·mann [her-mahn] /ˈhɛr mɑn/, 1877–1962, German novelist and poet: Nobel Prize 1946.
  2. German Hes·sen [hes-uh n] /ˈhɛs ən/. a state in central Germany. 8150 sq. mi. (21,110 sq. km). Capital: Wiesbaden.
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  • "We are to start for Wiesbaden to-morrow," said Lizzy to Beecher.

    Davenport Dunn, Volume 1 (of 2)

    Charles James Lever

  • I 'll meet you at Wiesbaden, and we 'll have a week at the tables.

  • Yours went to Wiesbaden, was telegraphed to Como, and thence here.

    Paul Patoff

    F. Marion Crawford

  • Accursed luck—that gout which had sent him to Wiesbaden, last September!

    Beyond

    John Galsworthy

  • The look was like, yet how unlike, those looks at Wiesbaden.

    Beyond

    John Galsworthy


British Dictionary definitions for wiesbaden

Wiesbaden

noun
  1. a city in W Germany, capital of Hesse state: a spa resort since Roman times. Pop: 271 995 (2003 est)Latin name: Aquae Mattiacorum (ˈækwiː ˌmætjəˈkəʊrəm)

Hesse1

noun
  1. a state of central Germany, formed in 1945 from the former Prussian province of Hesse-Nassau and part of the former state of Hesse; part of West Germany until 1990. Capital: Wiesbaden. Pop: 6 089 000 (2003 est). Area: 21 111 sq km (8151 sq miles)German name: Hessen (ˈhɛsən)

Hesse2

noun
  1. Hermann (ˈhɛrman). 1877–1962, German novelist, short-story writer, and poet. His novels include Der Steppenwolf (1927) and Das Glasperlenspiel (1943): Nobel prize for literature 1946
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