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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Kohl, Helmut Born 1930. German politician elected chancellor of West Germany in 1982 and of Germany in 1990, serving until 1998. A chief architect of the European Union and single currency plan, he is best known for overseeing Germany's reunification process.

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  • I was in Kohl's department store last week and overheard an older man telling his wife "This is what is out here now Mother."

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  • Herbert Kohl is the most important educator of his generation.

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  • I used to tell my mom I didn't want to go in Kohl's because "I don't like the atmosphere (not to mention the details on much of their clothes)," and she would think it odd.

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  • The name Kohl sounded German to me and I pictured some big ugly guy from Texas or Minnesota.

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  • Today I will be returning all of the clothes I bought just yesterday from the juniors department in Kohl’s.

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  • He would steal the Kohl from the eye and, in brief, he had not his match for roguery; but he hath repented his sins and foresworn his old way of life and opened him a fishmonger’s shop.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Addressing a joint sitting of the National Assembly and Senate in German, Kohl said: "In terms of trade, Germany was your foremost partner in 1994.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • In Madison, Democratic Party Chairman Mike Tate called Kohl a true Wisconsin gentleman in an age where partisan rancor and corporate dollars have warped the values and discourse in Washington and Madison.

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  • The department store, known as Kohl's, apparently had some sort of camera trained on its parking lot.

    CNN Transcript Sep 20, 2002

  • RN: Didn't I see one of them near something called Kohl's?

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