- a city in NW Germany.
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Historical Examples of bielefeld
He came from Bielefeld, like Hinzpeter, and was bound to my old teacher by lasting ties of friendship.The Kaiser's Memoirs
William II, German Emperor
Bielefeld , a manufacturing town in Westphalia, with a large trade in linen, and the centre of the trade.The Nuttall Encyclopaedia
Edited by Rev. James Wood
Bielefeld was openly plundered by the French for three hours long.
We pursued our way that night to Bielefeld and the next day towards the Rhine.
Bielefeld is mentioned as early as the 9th century, as Belanvelde, but its first recorded mention as a town is in 1233.
- a city in Germany, in NE North Rhine-Westphalia: food, textiles. Pop: 328 452 (2003 est)