- a city in and the capital of Thuringia, in central Germany.
- a state in central Germany. 5985 sq. mi. (15,550 sq. km) Capital: Erfurt.
German Thü·ring·en [ty-ring-uh n] /ˈtü rɪŋ ən/.
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Examples from the Web for erfurt
In turn, William set up his Erfurt parliament, March 20, 1850.Blood and Iron
John Hubert Greusel
At Erfurt “the kitchens are clean, and the midday soup (which I tasted) was good”.The Better Germany in War Time
Goethe and Napoleon met twice—once in Erfurt, once in Weimar.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte
William Milligan Sloane
He nourished his hopes with the recollections of Tilsit and Erfurt.The Two Great Retreats of History
Valentinus was a Benedictine monk and was still living at Erfurt in 1413.A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II)
Augustus De Morgan
- an industrial city in central Germany, the capital of Thuringia: university (1392). Pop: 201 645 (2003 est)
- a state of central Germany. Pop: 2 373 000 (2003 est)German name: Thüringen (ˈtyːrɪŋən)
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