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Nordhausen

[nawrt-hou-zuh n]
noun
  1. a city in central Germany: site of a former Nazi concentration camp.
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Historical Examples of nordhausen

  • Nordhausen acid is so called from the place of its manufacture in Saxony.

    Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II

    Arnold Cooley

  • It is thus that the acid known under the name of Nordhausen acid is made.

  • I had breakfast set for us; we sat down, and I listened for several hours to the curious stories of old Augustine of Nordhausen.

  • He obtained it, as the Nordhausen variety is still made, by the distillation of dried green vitriol.

  • From Nordhausen to this point the country is ugly, and the inevitable pine-tree forests have reappeared.