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Cologne meaning in English

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1. cologne, koln

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

2. cologne, cologne water, eau de cologne

a perfumed liquid made of essential oils and alcohol

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see synonyms of cologne
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
a perfumed liquid or solid made of fragrant essential oils and alcohol
. Also called: Cologne water, eau de Cologne

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see synonyms of cologne
city in W Germany, on the Rhine, in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia: pop. 962,000
Ger. name Köln
a perfumed toilet water made of alcohol and aromatic oils; eau de Cologne

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see synonyms of cologne
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.
A scented liquid made of alcohol and various fragrant oils. Also called eau de cologne.

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