cologne

(redirected from Cologne, Germany)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

Co·logne

 (kə-lōn′) also Köln (kœln)
A city of western Germany on the Rhine River north of Bonn. Originally a Roman settlement, it passed under Frankish control in the 5th century. During the 15th century, it flourished as a member of the Hanseatic League.

co·logne

 (kə-lōn′)
n.
A scented liquid made of alcohol and various fragrant oils. Also called eau de cologne.

[Short for cologne (water), translation of French (eau de) Cologne, after Cologne.]

Cologne

(kəˈləʊn)
n
(Placename) an industrial city and river port in W Germany, in North Rhine-Westphalia on the Rhine: important commercially since ancient times; university (1388). Pop: 965 954 (2003 est). German name: Köln

cologne

(kəˈləʊn)
n
a perfumed liquid or solid made of fragrant essential oils and alcohol. Also called: Cologne water or eau de Cologne
[C18: Cologne water, from Cologne, where it was first manufactured (1709)]

co•logne

(kəˈloʊn)

n.
a mildly perfumed toilet water; eau de Cologne. Also called Cologne′ wa`ter.
[1810–15; short for Cologne water, made in Cologne since 1709]
co•logned′, adj.

Co•logne

(kəˈloʊn)

n.
a city in W Germany. 966,000. German, Köln.
perfume, eau de toilette, cologne, eau de cologne - Perfume or parfum is 20–40% oil and the highest concentration; eau de toilette is 10–18% oil, and cologne or eau de cologne is 3–9% oil.
See also related terms for perfume.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cologne - a commercial center and river port in western Germany on the Rhine RiverCologne - a commercial center and river port in western Germany on the Rhine River; flourished during the 15th century as a member of the Hanseatic League
Hanseatic League - a commercial and defensive confederation of free cities in northern Germany and surrounding areas; formed in 1241 and most influential in the 14th century when it included over 100 towns and functioned as an independent political power; the last official assembly was held in 1669
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
2.cologne - a perfumed liquid made of essential oils and alcohol
perfume, essence - a toiletry that emits and diffuses a fragrant odor
Translations
Kolín nad Rýnem
Köln
Köln
Colonia Agrippina
Köln
Köln
Köln

Cologne

[kəˈləʊn] NColonia f

cologne

[kəˈləʊn] N (also eau de cologne) → agua f de colonia, colonia f

cologne

[kəˈləʊn] n (also eau de cologne) → eau f de cologne

Cologne

nKöln nt

cologne

Cologne

[kəˈləʊn] n (Geog) → Colonia

cologne

[kəˈləʊn] n (also eau de cologne) → acqua di colonia
References in periodicals archive ?
SKIA GmbH is a manufacturer and distributor of high quality sunblind systems based in Cologne, Germany.
1) Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital of Cologne, Kerpener Strafie 62, 50924 Cologne, Germany
For those who aren't able to go to Cologne, Germany, don't fret because BioWare's special fan event will also be streamed live on twitch.
Bioscience company Metabolix Inc (NASDAQ:MBLX) revealed on Wednesday that its new office in Cologne, Germany was inaugurated on 16 April 2012, marking its expansion outside of the US.
UKIP Media & Events, Tire Technology Expo 2007, Cologne, Germany, www.
today announced the debut of its new 2007 European market model FZ6 Fazer spec2 (with cowling) and FZ6 spec2 (without cowling) at Intermot 2006, the world's leading motorcycle and scooter show, being held from October 11-15 in Cologne, Germany.
Entsorga-Enteco, Cologne, Germany Koelnmesse, (773) 326-9920, www.
God's Revolution: World Youth Day And Other Cologne Talks by Pope Benedict XVI is an informed and informative collection of inspired guidance drawn from the spirited writings in celebration of the World Youth Day in Cologne, Germany and the influential role played by the Pope in this international event.
Gay Games (to be held in Chicago July 15-22) and World Outgames (in Montreal July 26-August 5) will be held a year apart after 2006, with Gay Games VIII in Cologne, Germany (pictured), in 2010 and the secOnd Outgames in Copenhagen in 2009.
On a 650-acre expanse of farmland near Cologne, Germany, adjacent to a former NATO missile base, 16 architects and artists from around the world are currently creating an experimental development called Hombroich spaceplacelab: a unique and daring merger of art, architecture and landscape.
Cardinal Joachim Meisner of Cologne, Germany, on his reaction to the election of Pope Benedict XVI, whom he calls "the Mozart of theology" (Catholic World News, May 13, 2005)
Seifert is professor of clinical microbiology at the Institute for Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Hygiene at the University of Cologne, Germany.