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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 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.
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.
A las denuncias de Albert, canonigo de Aix-la-Chapelle contra los bautismos forzosos durante la primera cruzada, se sumaran los teologos de la paz, como Pietro Damian (1007-1072) y los clerigos imperiales que rechazaban el uso de las armas durante la querella de las Investiduras, o las prevenciones del canonista Yvo de Chartres (f 1116) hacia aquella expedicion armada que obstaculizaba los deberes conyugales si separaba a los esposos y no se tenia en cuenta el parecer de la mujer (p.
Abonnes depuis mai aux troisiemes places en Coupe des nations de saut d'obstacles, les Francais sont doublement motives pour aborder la cinquieme etape du circuit, ce jeudi soir a Aix-la-Chapelle (Allemagne).