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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

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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 ...


by Steven B. Stern

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

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

by Abraham Rees

Since the Frence revolution, and the subsequent a raise rest of its territories, Cologne is a district of Roer, or R or...

Google previewFrom the Somme to the Rhine (2013)

by Seabury H Ashmead-Bartlett

Cologne is a fine city with about 650,000 inhabitants. The narrow streets are lined with many fine buildings and shops, the latter now filled almost entirely with articles of luxury. There is no food to be bought, save a few rich looking cakes which ...

Google previewThe children are gone (2015)

Letters of a father by G. Berger

Cologne is a large town with many companies and in the 80s finding ...

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, ...

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 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 previewA Dictionary of Popes (2010)

by J N D Kelly, Michael Walsh

Papstabsetzungen des Mittelalters (Graz, Vienna, Cologne, 1968) Z2 H. Zimmermann, Das dunkle Jahrhundert (Graz, Vienna, Cologne, 1971) ZKG Zeitschriftfür Kirchengeschichte (Stuttgart) ZKTh Zeitschriftfür Katholische Theologie ...

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Freemasonry and Its Kindred Sciences (1874)

Comprising the Whole Range of Arts, Sciences and Literature as Connected with the Institution by Albert Gallatin Mackey

Cologne, Charter of. This is an interesting Masonic document, originally written in Latin, and purporting to have been issued in 1535. Its history, as given by those who first offered it to the public, and who claim that it is authentic, is as follows.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Britannica (1910)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

Like all important German towns, Cologne contains many fine monuments. The most conspicuous is the colossal equestrian statue (22J ft. high) of Frederick William III. of Prussia in the Heumarkt. There are. also monuments to Moltke ( 1881), ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh Encyclopaedia (1832)

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 ...

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Small photo of Great St. Martin Church in Cologne. Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.Small photo of Cologne, Germany - February 24, 2018: light sculpture of a carnival character in Cologne. Cologne is well known for it`s street carnivalSmall photo of Cologne Christmas Market with Cathedral (Dom)Small photo of Great St. Martin Church and colorful houses in Bavarian style of Cologne. Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.Small photo of COLOGNE, GERMANY - MAY 23, 2007: Adam from Michelangelo in Pink is standing in front of the cologne dome in Cologne, Germany. Cologne is the German capital for gay people.Small photo of German Kölsch Beer in CologneSmall photo of Cologne Skyline with Cathedral (Dom) More...

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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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