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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.

Google previewThe Encyclopædia of Geography (1837)

Comprising a Complete Description of the Earth, Physical, Statistical, Civil, and Political; Exhibiting Its Relation to the Heavenly Bodies, Its Physical Structure, the Natural History of Each Country, and the Industry, Commerce, Political Institutions, and Civil and Social State of All Nations by Hugh Murray, William Wallace, Robert Jameson, Sir William Jackson Hooker, William Swainson, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford

The capital, Altenburg is a considerable town with about 12,000 inhabitants. Oldenburg is distinguished by the high rank of its princes, connected by family alliances with all the great powers of the north, particularly Russia, The duke has ...

Google previewTHE GAZETTEER OF THE WORLD (1887)

part is called Altenburg, and its W. Saal-Eisenberg. The people are chiefly Protestants...

Saxe- Altenburg is a constitutional hereditary monarchy. Its internal affairs are managed by ...

Google previewHand-Lexicon der juristischen Literatur des neunzehnten Jahrhunderts (1854)


Altenburg. gr. 8. Altenburg. Schnuphase. geh.

Google previewEncyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the arts, sciences, literature, etc. : intended to supersede the use of other books of reference (1816)

ALTENBURG, an ancient town of Germany, situated on the river Pleiss, 20 miles S. of Leiplick, with a good castle placed on a ...

Google previewThe Cyclopædia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1819)

by Abraham Rees

ALTENBURG, O-lvAn, a small well-built town of Hungary, with a castle standing on a small branch of the Danube and Leitha, and secured by dee and wide moats. It has an annual fair, which lasts a wee . It is 17 miles south of Presburg, and 40 ...

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

Altenburg, principality in Germany, which is divided into two parts by the county of Gera. It belongs to the ...

Google previewThe Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature. - London, Longman, Hurst (usw.) 1819-20 (1819)

by Abraham Rees

ALTENBURG, O-VAR, a small well-built town of Hungary, with a castle standing on a small branch of the Danube and Leitha, and secured by deep and wide moats. It has an annual fair, which lasts a week. It is 17 miles south of Presburg, and ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Heraldica Or Complete Dictionary of Heraldry (1828)

by William Berry

Landesburg : twelfth, Pleissen : thirteenth, Altenburg : fourteenth, Eissenburg : fifteenth, Brene: sixteenth, Marck: seventeenth, for the regalia : eighteenth, Henneberg : nineteenth, Ravensburg: over the fifth and sixth quarters, an escocheon of ...

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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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