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Definition of the noun cologne

What does cologne mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • cologne: colognes
  • Cologne: -

  1. 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
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • synonym of Cologne: Koln
    • instance of: city / metropolis / urban center = a large and densely populated urban area
    • part of: Deutschland / Federal Republic of Germany / FRG / Germany = a republic in central Europe
    • member of: 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
  2. a perfumed liquid made of essential oils and alcohol

Alternative definition of the noun cologne


  1. A type of scented or perfumed water named after the city of Cologne.

Phrases with Cologne

  1. cologne water
  2. eau de cologne mint
  3. eau de cologne

Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Cologne

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by Steven B. Stern

Cologne is a historic city with a picturesque vista of the Rhine. Dominating...

Google previewA manual of European geography (1856)

by William Hughes

Cologne is a badly built and dirty town, consisting chiefly of narrow and irregular streets and lanes ; but its cathedral (which, though of ancient foundation, is only now in progress towards completion) is one of the most magnificent specimens of ...

Google previewThe American Travellers' Guides (1884)

Hand-books for Travellers in Europe and the East, Being a Guide Through Great Britain and Ireland, France, Belgium, Holland, Germany, Austria, Italy, Egypt, Syria, Turkey, Greece, Switzerland, Tyrol, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Russia, Spain, and Portugal

Cologne is the capital of the province, and is the third city of importance in the Prussian kingdom. It is built in the form of a...

Cologne is a place oT greal antiquity, and was of considerable importance during the Roman period. A Roman colony ...

Google previewHandbook of Travellers (1889)

Germany, Italy, Egypt, Syria, Turkey and Greece by William Pembroke Fetridge

Cologne is the capital of the province, and is the third city of importance in the Prussian kingdom. It is built in the form of a...

Cologne is a place of great antiquity, and was of considerable importance during the Roman period. A Roman colony ...

Google previewPopular Voyages and Travels Throughout the Continent & Islands of Europe (1820)

In which the Geography, Character, Customs, and Manners of Nations are Described, and the Phenomena of Nature Most Worthy of Observation are Illustrated on Scientific Principles by Mrs. Jamieson (Frances Thurtle)

" Cologne is a large commercial city, seated on the west bank of the Rhine, by means of which it carries on a brisk trade with Holland and Germany.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Photography, 3-Volume Set (2005)

by Lynne Warren

See also: Architectural Photography; Cartier-Bres- son, Henri; Resting, Edmund; Man Ray; Moholy- Nagy, Laszlo; Photogram; Photography in Germany and Austria Biography Born Cologne, Germany, May 19, 1924. Studied photography at ...

Google previewWinston's Cumulative Encyclopedia (1914)

A Comprehensive Reference Book by Charles Morris

Cologne, showing Cathedral and Church of St. Martin Grand Canon of the Colorado. Cologne. Colombia. The most important edifice of all is the cathedral, begun in 1248, one of the finest and largest Gothic structures in Europe.

Google previewThe Edinburgh Encyclopedia (1832)

by Sir David Brewster

Amsterdam Antwerp Augsburg Basle Berlin Bern Bombay Bremen Breslau Brussels Cadiz Cairo Calicut China Cologne Constantinople Cracow Damascus Dantzic Denmark England Florence Frankfort France Geneva Genoa Hamburgh ...

Google previewThe Grove Encyclopedia of American Art (2011)

by Joan M. Marter

Cologne, Mus. Ludwig Cologne, Stadtmus. Cologne, Wallraf-Richartz-Mus. Colorado Springs, CO, F.A. Cent. Columbus, GA, Mus. Columbus, OH Hist. Soc. Columbus, OH, Mus. A. Columbus, OH, Wexner Cent. A. Charleston, SC, Carolina Art ...

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Euphemisms are unpleasant truths wearing diplomatic cologne. (Quentin Crisp)
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Scrabble value of C3O1L1O1G2N1E1

The value of this 7-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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