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A historical region of southwest Germany. In the 1840s it was a center of the German liberal movement.


(Placename) a former state of West Germany, now part of Baden-Württemberg


(ˈbɑd n)

1. a region in SW Germany, formerly a state, now incorporated in Baden-Württemberg.
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His summer had been very full, and he sat under the great trees beside the miniature river that trickles past the Baden flower-beds, he slowly rummaged it over.
If the courier liked Baden, they would probably stay there for some time.
Sir Patrick re-directed Anne Silvester's letter to Arnold, at the Poste Restante, Baden.
They were the two letters which he had forwarded to Baden.
Arnold would in all probability receive the telegram at Baden, on the next day, September the seventeenth.
But by stinting myself in meat and drink I saved, during my five months of service, some seventy gulden; and one evening, when we were at Baden, I told him that I wished to resign my post, and then hastened to betake myself to roulette.
No, it was not the money that I valued-- what I wanted was to make all this mob of Heintzes, hotel proprietors, and fine ladies of Baden talk about me, recount my story, wonder at me, extol my doings, and worship my winnings.
Last came the Empress of Germany and the Grand Duchess of Baden in a closed carriage; these passed through the low-bowing groups of servants and disappeared in the hotel, exhibiting to us only the backs of their heads, and then the show was over.
Such demands as to retreat beyond the Vistula and Oder may be made to a Prince of Baden, but not to me
Before the end of the course of drinking the waters, Prince Shtcherbatsky, who had gone on from Carlsbad to Baden and Kissingen to Russian friends--to get a breath of Russian air, as he said--came back to his wife and daughter.
The German colt claimed the not inconsiderable scalp of Sea The Moon, who misses the Arc due to injury, at Baden-Baden earlier this month when he scooted three lengths clear in the Grosser Preis von Baden.
Baden, an Assistant Professor of Old Testament at the Yale Divinity School, attempts to renew the documentary hypothesis (DH), the leading academic theory as to how the first five books of the Bible (Genesis --Deuteronomy, also known as the Pentateuch or Torah) came to be written.