Kiel


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Kiel

 (kēl)
A city of northern Germany on Kiel Bay, an arm of the Baltic Sea. Chartered in 1242, Kiel joined the Hanseatic League in 1284, passed to Denmark in 1773, and was annexed by Prussia in 1866. German sailors mutinied here in 1918, setting off a socialist revolution.
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Kiel

(kiːl)
n
(Placename) a port in N Germany, capital of Schleswig-Holstein state, on the Kiel Canal (connecting the North Sea with the Baltic): joined the Hanseatic League in 1284; became part of Denmark in 1773 and passed to Prussia in 1866; an important naval base in World Wars I and II; shipbuilding and engineering industries. Pop: 233 039 (2003 est)
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Kiel

(kil)

n.
the capital of Schleswig-Holstein in N Germany, at the Baltic end of the Kiel Canal. 246,586.
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The chances are von Schoenvorts succeeded in getting safely back to Kiel and is strutting around with an Iron Cross this very minute.
"There is only one place you can go," von Schoenvorts sent word to me, "and that is Kiel. You can't land anywhere else in these waters.
The crackling of shots speedily brought the Preussen and Kiel on the scene, and with a few hand grenades they made short work of every villa within a mile.
German Naval Yards owns and jointly manages three German shipyards - Nobiskrug GmbH (Rendsburg), German Naval Yards Kiel GmbH (Kiel-Gaarden), and Lindenau Werft GmbH (Kiel-Friedrichsort).
Kiel Locke, 23, was penniless and struggling - but he was determined not to let the mental health problems he's battled for most of his life "take over".
HOLSTEIN KIEL v WOLFSBURG Bundesliga playoff BT Sport 1, 7.30pm H 5-4, D 13-5, A 21-10 Holstein Kiel BTTS Wolfsburg 71% | 59% Win & both score 26% | 6% Over 2.5 goals 71% | 47% Win to nil 15% | 12% Leading scorers Holstein Kiel Shirt Goals First MPG M Ducksch 10 18 4 172 K Schindler 27 12 5 213 D Drexler 24 12 0 225 S Lewerenz 17 8 1 275 Wolfsburg Shirt Goals First MPG D Didavi 11 9 5 224 D Origi 14 6 2 238 Y Malli 10 5 2 361 MPG career minutes per goal.
COVENTRY Corps of Drums have just returned from a visit to the German city of Kiel.
Wilmette, IL, April 20, 2017 --(PR.com)-- European table manufacturer Kiel Arto Design that was selected as one of the '17 On-the-Rise Designers You Should Know Now' by Architectural Digest Magazine has launched two new lines - Maldika and Skatolo.
by Times News Service Oman's young sailing hopefuls are preparing for a major test in Kiel. Photo - Supplied
Musandam-Oman Sail, the Ministry of Tourism's flagship MOD70 boat, will soon head north to Kiel, Germany, to attend Kieler Woche, Northern Europe's biggest summer festival, and showcase the speeds that are earning the team worldwide recognition.
Richard Kiel, who played Jaws in James Bond films "The Spy Who Loved Me" and "Moonraker" and also appeared in "Happy Gilmore," died Sept.