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[krey-feld; German krey-felt]
  1. Krefeld.
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or Cre·feld

[krey-feld; German krey-felt]
  1. a city in W North Rhine-Westphalia, in W Germany, NW of Cologne.
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Examples from the Web for crefeld

Historical Examples of crefeld

  • At Crefeld Mr. Michelson visited the camp for interned officers.

    The Better Germany in War Time

    Harold Picton

  • To him Casaretto, of Crefeld, is indebted for valuable suggestions.

  • Crefeld is near the river Rhine, about thirty miles north of Cologne.

    The Life of Bret Harte

    Henry Childs Merwin

  • He was wounded at Crefeld in 1758, and was promoted lieutenant-general .

  • Eventually the train moved out of the station and we saw our last of Crefeld.

    13 Days

    John Alan Lyde Caunter

British Dictionary definitions for crefeld


  1. a city in Germany, in W North Rhine-Westphalia: textile industries. Pop: 238 565 (2003 est)
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