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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


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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. The officers or inhabitants of the town were not allowed to play at these games, but strangers, peasants, ladies were admitted, and any one who chose to lose or win money.
The heart of CLAIX-2018 ("Cluster Aix-la-Chapelle") comprises approximately 1,032 compute nodes, each equipped with two Intel Xeon Platinum 8160 CPUs, containing 24 cores at a nominal clock frequency of 2.1 GHz (turbo mode up to 3.7 GHz), and 192 GB of RAM.
This strategy has also been shared and validated by the German partner communities, in particular the Land of Baden-Wrttemberg, and included in the list of priority projects for the implementation of the Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle signed on January 22 between the France and Germany.
Perhaps this is what Macron was trying to initiate at Aix-la-Chapelle earlier this month, as he collected from Merkel the Charlemagne Prize for his pro-European efforts.
The first fight took place in Aix-la-Chapelle in France, where a newspaper reported: 'The two champions were built like Hercules they entered the ring with their hands guarded with huge padded gloves.' By 1892, gloves became compulsory in the Marquis of Queensberry rules.
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.