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Wiesbaden

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

Hesse

[hes-uh for 1; hes for 2] /ˈhɛs ə for 1; hɛs for 2/
noun
1.
Hermann
[her-mahn] /ˈhɛr mɑn/ (Show IPA),
1877–1962, German novelist and poet: Nobel Prize 1946.
2.
German Hessen
[hes-uh n] /ˈhɛs ən/ (Show IPA)
. 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.

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

    Davenport Dunn, Volume 1 (of 2) Charles James Lever
  • Yours went to Wiesbaden, was telegraphed to Como, and thence here.

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

    Beyond John Galsworthy
  • The romance and ecstasy that at Wiesbaden had soaked her spirit came no more.

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

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  • This was the first cure she had attended since the long-past time at Wiesbaden.

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  • He and my daughter Katie went to Wiesbaden and thence to Nice, where they are now.

  • Bibliothek in Wiesbaden, 1877, p. 78, Expositiones Evangeliorum.

    Woman under Monasticism Lina Eckenstein
  • Since 1886 he has been solo cellist at the Theatre Royal, Wiesbaden.

    The Violoncello and Its History

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British Dictionary definitions for Wiesbaden

Wiesbaden

/German ˈviːsbaːdən/
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

/hɛs/
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

/hɛs; German ˈhɛsə/
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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