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Aarau

[ahr-ou]
noun
  1. a town in and capital of Aargau, in N Switzerland.
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Aargau

[ahr-gou]
noun
  1. a canton in N Switzerland. 542 sq. mi. (1400 sq. km). Capital: Aarau.
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French Argovie.
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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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British Dictionary definitions for aarau

Aarau

noun
  1. a town in N Switzerland, capital of Aargau canton: capital of the Helvetic Republic from 1798 to 1803. Pop: 15 470 (2000)
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Aargau

noun
  1. 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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