American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A city of west-central Germany at the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle rivers southeast of Bonn. Founded as a Roman frontier station, the city was prominent during Carolingian times as a residence of Frankish kings. Population: 106,000.
“The 5th Army was based in Koblenz, in the Rhineland, and was commanded by Major General Kronprinz Wilhelm von Preussen, the oldest son of Kaiser Wilhelm II and the Crown Prince of the German Empire.”
“A World War II bomb was successfully defused after it forced the evacuation of about 45,000 residents of Koblenz, Germany.”
“Officials were watching flood levels on the Rhine river in the city of Koblenz on Monday that were expected to peak at 25 feet, 4 inches 7 meters, 70 centimeters, and some low-lying parts of the city were under water.”
“An official in Koblenz, where the Moselle joins the Rhine, said the city was well prepared to cope with the swelling rivers.”
“On Friday the artist will sign a contract to buy the Mulheim-Karlich reactor, a decommissioned nuclear power station near Koblenz, Germany.”
“On Friday the artist will sign a contract to buy the Mülheim-Kärlich reactor, a decommissioned nuclear power station near Koblenz, Germany.”
“Nearly half the residents of the German city of Koblenz are being forced to leave their homes this weekend after the discovery of a 2-ton, unexploded World War II bomb, marking the biggest bomb-related evacuation in Germany's post-war history.”
“The British bomb in Koblenz, now covered by just 16 inches of water, is thought to have been dropped in the night of Nov. 6, 1944, when Royal Air Force planes blanketed Koblenz with bombs and destroyed much of the inner city.”
“European Pressphoto Agency Firemen in Koblenz, Germany, prepare a temporary dam around a British bomb found in the Rhine River.”
“Times Live reports that 150 grams of marijuana had been found in the man's home in Koblenz before the tree was discovered.”
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