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 (ä′kən, ä′KHən) also Aix-la-Cha·pelle (āks′lä-shə-pĕl′, ĕks′-)
A city of western Germany near the Belgian and Dutch borders. Charlemagne may have been born here in 742; he later made the city his northern capital.
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(ˈɑːkən; German ˈaːxən)
(Placename) a city and spa in W Germany, in North Rhine-Westphalia: the northern capital of Charlemagne's empire. Pop: 256 605 (2003 est). French name: Aix-la-Chapelle
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(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.Aachen - a city in western Germany near the Dutch and Belgian bordersAachen - 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
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