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[zoh-ling-uh n]
  1. a city in W Germany, in the Ruhr region.
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Examples from the Web for solingen

Historical Examples of solingen

  • On the ricasso is the mark of the maker, Clement Horn, of Solingen.

    Spanish Arms and Armour

    Albert F. Calvert

  • The blade is diamond sectioned; Horn of Solingen's mark is on the ricasse.

    The Business of Life

    Robert W. Chambers

  • Solingen is still, and has been for centuries, renowned for its sword blades.

  • Without further adventure he reached Solingen, and having acquainted Ruthard with what had transpired, he handed him the letter.

  • We speak of pre-war days when we have seen at Solingen much that should shame Sheffield.

British Dictionary definitions for solingen


  1. a city in W Germany, in North Rhine-Westphalia: a major European centre of the cutlery industry. Pop: 164 543 (2003 est)
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