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  1. a city in Germany, on the River Main in Bavaria: seat of the Imperial Diet (1447); ceded to Bavaria in 1814. Pop: 68 607 (2003 est)
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Examples from the Web for aschaffenburg

Historical Examples of aschaffenburg

  • The king made a general review of his troops at Aschaffenburg.

    The Thirty Years War, Complete

    Friedrich Schiller

  • Huysmans puzzled over the Bavarian, who was probably born at Aschaffenburg.


    James Huneker

  • Then, according to their orders, they had rallied at the head of the Aschaffenburg bridge.

    The Prussian Terror

    Alexandre Dumas

  • Benedict gave Fritz twenty florins and sent him back to Aschaffenburg.

    The Prussian Terror

    Alexandre Dumas

  • Further on, they saw the smoke of the burning houses in Aschaffenburg.

    The Prussian Terror

    Alexandre Dumas