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 (krā′fĕld′, -fĕlt′)
A city of west-central Germany on the Rhine River north-northwest of Cologne. Chartered in 1373, it has long been important as a textile center.


(ˈkreɪfɛld; German ˈkreːfɛlt)
(Placename) a city in Germany, in W North Rhine-Westphalia: textile industries. Pop: 238 565 (2003 est)


(ˈkreɪ fɛld, -ˌfɛlt)

a city in W North Rhine-Westphalia, in W Germany, NW of Cologne. 249,662.
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(92.) Friedrich Michels, Geschichte und Beschreibung der ebemaligen Abtei Camp bei Rheinberg, Crefeld: Funcke, 1832, 89-90.
In the event, however, that they insisisted on returning, they were counseled to go by foot or cart via Cleve and Crefeld to Cologne, and from there to travel by ship to Bingen.
But no one personality has been more perplexing, enigmatic or elusive than that of Francis Bret Harte who served as commercial agent in Crefeld, Germany, from 1878 to 1880 and as consul in Glasgow, Scotland, from 1880 to 1885.
(22) Leonard Weydmann, Christliche Lehre, zunachst zum Gebrauch der Taufgesinnten in Deutschland (Crefeld: J.
(7) See Martin van Crefeld, The Rise and Decline of the State (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999); Philip Bobbitt, The Shield of Achilles: War, Peace, and the Course of History (New York: Alfred A.
Das bekraftigt Martin VAN CREFELD, fur den >der Wille zu kampfen<, der von der Lust auf Gefahr herruhrt, die >einzige wichtige Vorbedingung des Krieges< ist.
AT HIS BEST, Franz Edmund Crefeld was a spellbinding, evangelical visionary who captivated a portion of Corvallis in the early 1900s.
Desde Crefeld y el campo de Holzminden, hasta su arresto domiciliario en la pequena posada de Creuzburg, Pirenne no cejo en el intento por mantenerse lejos de la locura.
The book includes chapters on Brethren expansion to Ysenburg, Crefeld and Friesland in Europe, and on external suppression and finally their emigration to Pennsylvania.
Seward, Assistant Secretary of the State Department, that Harte attained the salaried position of Commercial Agent of the United States at Crefeld, Germany (Stewart, 1931:245).
Kunders was a Quaker from Krefeldt (Crefeld), Prussia, and by trade was a weaver and dyer.
(93) For example, on 18 July 1757 he "drawed out part of a genealogical table of the royal family" for his friend the shoemaker Thomas Davy, and on 30 June 1758, after the victory over the French at Crefeld, he drank the royal family's health.