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the capital of Schleswig-Holstein in N Germany, at the Baltic end of the Kiel Canal.
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I think Richard Kiel did, God bless him, but according to Rob, there was really only one person who could play the role.Cary Elwes, aka Westley, Shares Inconceivable Tales From the Making of ‘The Princess Bride’|Marlow Stern|September 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As we were nearing the hot glow in the sky that denoted Kiel we passed a huge scintillating bulk moored in mid-stream.The Riddle of the Sands|Erskine Childers
Ominous disturbances were breaking out in all parts of the Fatherland, including a mutiny at Kiel.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
One day in a peat moss litter works some distance from Kiel a worker met with a serious injury.The Childrens' Story of the War, Volume 4 (of 10)|James Edward Parrott
Bruce, you take the south patrol, and Kiel, you take the north one.Bill Bruce on Forest Patrol|Henry Harley Arnold
I had talked to him in the streets of Kiel a couple of days before.Gun running for Casement in the Easter rebellion, 1916|Karl Spindler
British Dictionary definitions for Kiel
/ (kiːl) /
a port in N Germany, capital of Schleswig-Holstein state, on the Kiel Canal (connecting the North Sea with the Baltic): joined the Hanseatic League in 1284; became part of Denmark in 1773 and passed to Prussia in 1866; an important naval base in World Wars I and II; shipbuilding and engineering industries. Pop: 233 039 (2003 est)
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