- the capital of Hesse in W Germany: health resort; mineral springs.
[hes-uh for 1; hes for 2]
- Her·mann [her-mahn] /ˈhɛr mɑn/, 1877–1962, German novelist and poet: Nobel Prize 1946.
- German Hes·sen [hes-uh n] /ˈhɛs ən/. a state in central Germany. 8150 sq. mi. (21,110 sq. km). Capital: Wiesbaden.
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"We are to start for Wiesbaden to-morrow," said Lizzy to Beecher.
I 'll meet you at Wiesbaden, and we 'll have a week at the tables.
Yours went to Wiesbaden, was telegraphed to Como, and thence here.Paul Patoff
F. Marion Crawford
Accursed luck—that gout which had sent him to Wiesbaden, last September!
The look was like, yet how unlike, those looks at Wiesbaden.
- a city in W Germany, capital of Hesse state: a spa resort since Roman times. Pop: 271 995 (2003 est)Latin name: Aquae Mattiacorum (ˈækwiː ˌmætjəˈkəʊrəm)
- a state of central Germany, formed in 1945 from the former Prussian province of Hesse-Nassau and part of the former state of Hesse; part of West Germany until 1990. Capital: Wiesbaden. Pop: 6 089 000 (2003 est). Area: 21 111 sq km (8151 sq miles)German name: Hessen (ˈhɛsən)
- Hermann (ˈhɛrman). 1877–1962, German novelist, short-story writer, and poet. His novels include Der Steppenwolf (1927) and Das Glasperlenspiel (1943): Nobel prize for literature 1946
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