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  1. Altenburg [listen] is a city in Thuringia, Germany, located 40 kilometres south of Leipzig, 90 kilometres west of Dresden and 100 kilometres east of Erfurt. It is the capital of the Altenburger Land district and part of a polycentric old-industrial textile and metal production region between Gera, Zwickau and Chemnitz with more than 1 million inhabitants, while the city itself has a population of 33,000.
  2. Altenburg is a city in Perry County, Missouri, United States. The population was 352 at the 2010 census.
  3. The Altenburg is a castle that sits on the tallest of the seven hills of Bamberg, southern Germany, overlooking the city. It is located in Upper Franconia, a region in the state of Bavaria, and dates back to 1109.
  4. Altenburg is a municipality in the district of Horn in Lower Austria, Austria.
  5. The Altenburg is a hill in the county of Schwalm-Eder-Kreis, Hesse, Germany.
  6. Altenburg is a hill in the county of Schwalm-Eder-Kreis, Hesse, Germany.

There are other places with in their name, like Bad Deutsch-Altenburg.


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Google previewThe Spaces of Others – Heterotopic Spaces (2016)

Practicing and Theorizing Hospitality and Counter-Conduct beyond the Religion/Secular Border by Trygve Wyller, Hans-Joachim Sander, Kaspar Villadsen

The Stift Altenburg is an impressive religious building with a political design. It is a monastery demonstrating the close ties between Church and State, Convent and Emperor, Christian Faith and the catholic ruler directly chosen by God. Nowadays these are tempi passati. Yet in Austria, old imperial places still have a common authority. The close and friendly relations of the Benedictine convent with the regional government are transforming the old Habsburgian coalition between State ...

Google previewA Dangerous Climate (2010)

A Novel of The Count Saint-Germain by Chelsea Quinn Yarbro

This visit from Graf von Altenburg is an honor, of course, but hardly one deserving of full court dress.

Google previewA New Universal Gazetteer, Or, Geographical Dictionary (1821)

Containing a Description of the Various Countries, Provinces, Cities, Towns Seas, Lakes, Rivers, Mountains, Capes, &c. in the Known World : with an Appendix, Containing an Account of the Monies, Weights, and Measures of Various Countries with Tables Illustrating the Population, Commerce, and Resources of the United States : Accompanied with an Atlas by Jedidiah Morse, Richard Cary Morse

Altenburg, principality in Germany, which is divided into two parts ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Heraldica Or Complete Dictionary of Heraldry (1828)

by William Berry

— Quarterly of seventeen coats : first, Thuringia : second, Cleves : third, Meissen : fourth, Juliers : fifth, blank : sixth, Berg : seventh, the palatinate of Saxony : eighth, blank : ninth, the palatinate of Thuringia: tenth, Orlamund: eleventh, Landesburg : twelfth, Pleissen : thirteenth, Altenburg : fourteenth, Eissenburg : fifteenth, Brene: sixteenth, Marck: seventeenth, for the regalia : eighteenth, Henneberg : nineteenth, Ravensburg: over the fifth ...

Google previewA New and Complete Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1754)

Comprehending All the Branches of Useful Knowledge, with Accurate Descriptions as Well of the Various Machines, Instruments, Tools, Figures, and Schemes Necessary for Illustrating Them, as of the Classes, Kinds, Preparations, and Uses of Natural Productions, Whether Animals, Vegetables, Minerals, Fossils, Or Fluids; Together with the Kingdoms, Provinces, Cities, Towns, and Other Remarkable Places Throughout the World by Society of Arts (Great Britain). Society of Gentlemen, Thomas Jefferys

ALTEMBURG is also used by some for _ Altenburg. See the article ALTENBURG. ALTENA, a port-town of Holstein, in Germany, situated on the river Elbe. It belong-a to the Danes, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1902)

Latest Edition. A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature by Thomas Spencer Baynes

ALTENBURG (Germ. Sachsen-Altenburg), a duchy in Thuringia, and an independent member of the German empire, consists of two detached and almost equal separated from each other by a portion of Reuss £, line), and bounded on the S. and W. by the grand. duchy of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, on the N. by Prussia, and on the E. by the kingdom of Saxony. There are in addition 12 small exclaves. The total area is 510 square miles (about half the size of Cheshire in England), of which ...

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The value of this 9-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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