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 (āks′lä-shä-pĕl′, ĕks′-)
See Aachen.


(French ɛkslaʃapɛl)
(Placename) the French name for Aachen


(ˈɑ kən, ˈɑ xən)

a city in W Germany, near Belgian and Dutch borders. 247,113. French, Aix-la-Chapelle.
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Noun1.Aix-la-Chapelle - a city in western Germany near the Dutch and Belgian bordersAix-la-Chapelle - a city in western Germany near the Dutch and Belgian borders; formerly it was Charlemagne's northern capital
Deutschland, FRG, Germany, Federal Republic of Germany - a republic in central Europe; split into East Germany and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990


[ˈeɪkslæʃəˈpel] NAquisgrán m
References in classic literature ?
Besides the Court balls, public balls were given at the Town Hall and the Redoute, and in the former place there was a room for trente-et-quarante and roulette established, for the week of the festivities only, and by one of the great German companies from Ems or Aix-la-Chapelle.
That kind of history as blue-print for a better future resonated even more fully and directly in "Jewish Rights at the Congresses of Vienna (1814) and Aix-La-Chapelle (1818)," of 1918 in which Kohler both contemplated the role of Jews and the various states which conducted the international business undertaken at the end of the Napoleonic Wars.
Two of the POW camps he was in were in Aix-La-Chapelle and Limbush and he was certainly in Cologne in 1917.