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[er-lahng-uh n]
  1. a city in Bavaria, S Germany.
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Examples from the Web for erlangen

Historical Examples

  • Not until 1895 was there question of his appointment to the chair of zoology in Erlangen.

    At the Deathbed of Darwinism

    Eberhard Dennert

  • He was a pupil and assistant of Selenka, who was then at Erlangen (died in Muenster 1902).

  • Erlangen University, for example, was of Wilhelmina's doing.

  • A beautiful portrait in water-colors is in the library of the Erlangen University.


    M. F. Sweetser

  • She lives201 at Erlangen with all the Dignity becoming her Rank.

British Dictionary definitions for erlangen


  1. a town in central Germany, in Bavaria: university (1743). Pop: 102 449 (2003 est)
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