or Cas·sel

[kas-uh l; German kah-suh l]


a city in central Germany.

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Contemporary Examples of kassel

  • In Kassel, facing the grand Orangerie palace, Durant's bare-bones structure seems to bear witness to power gone wrong.

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    Art To Die For

    June 9, 2012

  • Documenta, the world's most important art show – it comes twice a decade – had its media launch today in Kassel, Germany.

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    A First Taste of Documenta

    Blake Gopnik

    June 6, 2012

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British Dictionary definitions for kassel




a city in central Germany, in Hesse; capital of Westphalia (1807–13) and of the Prussian province of Hesse-Nassau (1866–1945). Pop: 194 322 (2003 est)
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