Aschaffenburg

(redirected from Aschaffenberg)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.

A·schaf·fen·burg

 (ä-shäf′ən-bûrg′, -bo͝ork′)
A city of south-central Germany on the Main River east of Frankfurt. It is noted for its well-preserved 17th-century castle.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Aschaffenburg

(German aˈʃafənbʊrk)
n
(Placename) a city in Germany, on the River Main in Bavaria: seat of the Imperial Diet (1447); ceded to Bavaria in 1814. Pop: 68 607 (2003 est)
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
References in periodicals archive ?
These include the August 1944 landings in southern France (their success eclipsed by Operation Overlord at Normandy in June), fighting into Germany, the push through the Vosges Mountains, and contesting control of the pointlessly stubborn redoubt of Aschaffenberg in March 1945.