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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 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.


  1. Cologne is Germany's fourth-largest city, and is the largest city both in the German Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia and within the Rhine-Ruhr Metropolitan Area, one of the major European metropolitan areas with more than ten million inhabitants.
  2. Cologne is one of the five governmental districts of the German Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia. It is located in the south-west of that state and covers the hills of the Eifel as well as the Bergisches Land.
  3. Cologne is a city in Carver County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 1,519 at the 2010 census. The city is about 30 miles from Minneapolis.
  4. Cologne a.k.a. Cologne, Virginia: Cologne is an unincorporated community in King and Queen County, Virginia, United States. Cologne is located at longitude -76.691 and latitude 37.531 and sits elevated at 105 feet.
  5. Cologne a.k.a. Cologne, New Jersey: Cologne is an unincorporated community located within Galloway Township, in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States. Cologne is located on U.S. Route 30, about 2.5 miles southeast of Egg Harbor City. Cologne has a post office with ZIP code 08213.

There are other places with Cologne in their name, like University of Cologne, German Sport University Cologne, Cologne University of Applied Sciences.


Cologne was a pigeon who received the Dickin Medal in 1947 from the People's Dispensary for Sick Animals for bravery in service during the Second World War.

  • award: - Dickin Medal (Bravery in service during the Second World War)


Cologne is a fictional character in Rumiko Takahashi's anime and manga series Ranma ½.


"Cologne" is a musical single of Sonae.

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  1. "Cologne" is a 2013 short music drama film written and directed by Brendan Ranson-Walsh.
  2. "Cologne" a.k.a. "Cologne: From the Diary of Ray and Esther" is a 1939 short documentary film which deals with the German-American community on the eve of World War II. It was filmed and directed by amateur filmmakers Esther Dowidat and Raymond Dowidat, residents of Cologne, Minnesota.

Phrases with Cologne

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

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Cologne

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Google previewCorrespondence of James Fenimore-Cooper

Cologne is an old town with a Cathedral commenced and about a third completed, in which state it has rested the last five...

Google previewPerfumes (2010)

The A-Z Guide by Luca Turin, Tania Sanchez

A good cologne is the perfumery equivalent of a postconcert encore: brief; familiar to the entire audience, which sighs with pleasure when hearing the first notes; and completely devoid of any ambition beyond transient joy. It is also one of life's ...

Google previewAfter Waterloo - Reminiscences of European Travel 1815-1819

by W E Frye

Cologne is a large, but very dull looking city, as dull as Liége; it would seem as if all towns and cities under ecclesiastical domination were dull or rendered so by the prohibition of the most innocent amusements. The fortifications are out of ...

Google previewGermany Pocket Adventures (2012)

by Henk Bekker

By Rail: Cologne is an important railway hub with fast connections to all parts of Germany as well as to the Netherlands, Brussels, and Paris. Berlin is just over four hours away on hourly trains. At least three ICE trains per hour connect Cologne ...

Google previewPantologia. A new (cabinet) cyclopædia, by J.M. Good, O. Gregory, and N. Bosworth assisted by other gentlemen of eminence (1819)

by John Mason Good, Olinthus Gilbert Gregory

Cologne is the birth-place of Rubens. It is fortified in the ancient manner, and is a free imperial city : although the elector has ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Namibia (2012)

by Victor Tonchi, William A. Lindeke, John J. Grotpeter

Cologne: Rüdiger Köppe Verlag, 2009. ———. Tricksters, Monsters and Clever Girls: African Folktales—Texts and Discussion. Cologne: Rüdiger Köppe Verlag ...

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 ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh encyclopaedia (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 ...

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Quotes about Cologne

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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