- a town in and capital of Aargau, in N Switzerland.
- a canton in N Switzerland. 542 sq. mi. (1400 sq. km). Capital: Aarau.
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In the Museum at Aarau there are four from the station at Vindonissa.Surgical Instruments in Greek and Roman Times
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- a town in N Switzerland, capital of Aargau canton: capital of the Helvetic Republic from 1798 to 1803. Pop: 15 470 (2000)
- a canton in N Switzerland. Capital: Aarau. Pop: 556 200 (2002 est). Area: 1404 sq km (542 sq miles)French name: Argovie
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