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Co·logne

 (kə-lōn′) also Köln (kœln)
A city of western Germany on the Rhine River north of Bonn. Originally a Roman settlement, it passed under Frankish control in the 5th century. During the 15th century, it flourished as a member of the Hanseatic League.

co·logne

 (kə-lōn′)
n.
A scented liquid made of alcohol and various fragrant oils. Also called eau de cologne.

[Short for cologne (water), translation of French (eau de) Cologne, after Cologne.]
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Cologne

(kəˈləʊn)
n
(Placename) an industrial city and river port in W Germany, in North Rhine-Westphalia on the Rhine: important commercially since ancient times; university (1388). Pop: 965 954 (2003 est). German name: Köln

cologne

(kəˈləʊn)
n
a perfumed liquid or solid made of fragrant essential oils and alcohol. Also called: Cologne water or eau de Cologne
[C18: Cologne water, from Cologne, where it was first manufactured (1709)]
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co•logne

(kəˈloʊn)

n.
a mildly perfumed toilet water; eau de Cologne. Also called Cologne′ wa`ter.
[1810–15; short for Cologne water, made in Cologne since 1709]
co•logned′, adj.

Co•logne

(kəˈloʊn)

n.
a city in W Germany. 966,000. German, Köln.
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perfume, eau de toilette, cologne, eau de cologne - Perfume or parfum is 20–40% oil and the highest concentration; eau de toilette is 10–18% oil, and cologne or eau de cologne is 3–9% oil.
See also related terms for perfume.
Farlex Trivia Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cologne - a commercial center and river port in western Germany on the Rhine RiverCologne - a commercial center and river port in western Germany on the Rhine River; flourished during the 15th century as a member of the Hanseatic League
Hanseatic League - a commercial and defensive confederation of free cities in northern Germany and surrounding areas; formed in 1241 and most influential in the 14th century when it included over 100 towns and functioned as an independent political power; the last official assembly was held in 1669
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
2.cologne - a perfumed liquid made of essential oils and alcohol
perfume, essence - a toiletry that emits and diffuses a fragrant odor
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Translations
Kolín nad Rýnem
Köln
Köln
Colonia Agrippina
Köln
Köln
Köln

Cologne

[kəˈləʊn] NColonia f

cologne

[kəˈləʊn] N (also eau de cologne) → agua f de colonia, colonia f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

cologne

[kəˈləʊn] n (also eau de cologne) → eau f de cologne
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

Cologne

nKöln nt

cologne

Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

Cologne

[kəˈləʊn] n (Geog) → Colonia

cologne

[kəˈləʊn] n (also eau de cologne) → acqua di colonia
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in periodicals archive ?
Trainer Paul Nicholls and jockey Daryl Jacob witn Neptune Collognes.
That statistic should also rule out other highly-weighted horses including last season's winner Ballabriggs, Weird Al, Neptune Collognes and Calgary Bay.
NAOMI MATTHEW: 1.25 Moose Moran, 1.55 Binocular (nb), 2.25 Robinson Collognes (nap), 3.00 Like A Hurricane, 3.35 Nicto De Beauchene, 4.05 Noble Crusader, 4.40 The Boss.
ROBINSON COLLOGNES (P Nicholls) THOUGH his task was made easier at Bangor last Saturday by the early exit of favourite Royal Tara, the way in which he galloped all over his rivals suggests more will be heard of this grey during the winter, particularly as he jumped impeccably.
TOP TIP: Neptune Collognes can show his class against tough opponents at Newcastle races today.
Carrie Ford said of Forest Gunner: 'It was brilliant to get round, and it was only at the last that we found out that he didn't stay but guts and determination saw him through to the endHOW YOUR SELECTION RAN 5th - Forest Gunner; 6th - Nil Desperandum; 7th - Innox; 8th - Heros Collognes; 9th - Just In Debt; 10th - Amberleigh House; 11th - Binderee; 12th - Iznogoud; 13th - Polar Red; 14th - Joly Bey; 15th - L'Aventure; 16th - Monty's Pass; 17th - Strong Resolve; 18th - Spot Thedifference; 19th - Arctic Copper; 20th - Europa; 21st - Shamawan.
But he had to dig deeper than he had ever had to before to get the better of the game top weight Hussard Collognes, who was conceding 15lb, by two and a half lengths after a sustained struggle from two out.
Beaumont said of Hussard Collognes: "His win is not really a surprise.
Although only 12th in the end behind Neptune Collognes, he made much of the running and only dropped out of contention after the third-last.
Neptune collognes has been placed in two Gold Cups but on his last run I feel that his best days are now behind him.
NAOMI MATTHEW: 12.45 Grey Missile, 1.15 Breedsbreeze, 1.50 Quentin Collognes (nap), 2.25 Diamond Brook, 3.00 Emergency Exit, 3.35 Posh Emily MUSSELBURGH: GAZETTE BET: 12.55 Chester Lad.
Knowhere, from Nigel Twiston Davies' yard, came with a late run to snatch victory in the final furlong but immediately behind that gelding were Our Vic and Neptune Collognes.