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Noun: Aachen  aa-kun
  1. A city in western Germany near the Dutch and Belgian borders; formerly it was Charlemagne's northern capital
    - Aken, Aix-la-Chapelle

Type of: city, metropolis, urban center [US], urban centre [Brit, Cdn]

Part of: Deutschland, Federal Republic of Germany, FRG, Germany

Encyclopedia: Aachen, Germany