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

  • A city of west-central Germany at the foot of the Taunus Mountains near Frankfurt. It is a famous spa and resort. Population: 51,900.


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  • He went to recuperate in Bad Homburg, a spa town famous for its healing carbonic-salt baths.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • In theory it's supposed to work, but if at all possible I'd not give anybody the Munich address and just wait until you're settled in Bad Homburg.

    The Deutsche Post works in mysterious ways.

  • The weekend went by in a flash of sites and cities visited: Darmstadt, Bad Homburg, Frankfurt, meals eaten and conversations had.

    Whirlwind weekend

  • Yesterday, we tried out another thermal that is closer, bigger and cheaper than the Taunus Therme in Bad Homburg.


  • Early, late and night shift, he says at the bustling plant in Bad Homburg, outside Frankfurt.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Starting a new commodity hedge fund is getting tougher because managers need to comply with more demands from investors, said Marcus Storr, head of hedge funds at Feri Trust GmbH in Bad Homburg, Germany. -- Top News

  • German politics are in line with the interests of German businesses like Fresenius, a health care company in Bad Homburg, near Frankfurt.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Fresenius SE, also based in Bad Homburg, runs private- hospital operator Helios, the Vamed health-care services unit and Fresenius Kabi, which sells infusion therapies and clinical nutrition products. -- Top News

  • Liberty Dialysis, a closely held company based in Mercer Island, Washington, has 260 clinics with annual revenue of about $1 billion, Bad Homburg, Germany-based Fresenius Medical said in a statement today. -- Top News

  • Opel Zoo, the re-created Hessian village of HessenPark and the spa town of Bad Homburg.

    Stars and Stripes


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