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Aachen

[ ah-kuhn; German ah-khuhn ]
/ ˈɑ kən; German ˈɑ xən /
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noun

a city in western Germany: coronation city of German kings 936–1531.

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French Aix-la-Cha·pelle [eks-la-sha-pel; English eyks-lah-shah-pel] /ɛks la ʃaˈpɛl; English ˌeɪks lɑ ʃɑˈpɛl/ .

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Aachen
/ (ˈɑːkən, German ˈaːxən) /

noun

a city and spa in W Germany, in North Rhine-Westphalia: the northern capital of Charlemagne's empire. Pop: 256 605 (2003 est)French name: Aix-la-Chapelle
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