from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of southwest Germany in the Black Forest near the French border. Founded as a Roman garrison in the third century AD, it has long been a fashionable spa.


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  • April 4th, 2009 Baden-BADEN - NATO leaders failed to agree on the appointment of Danish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen as the alliance's next secretary general during dinner talks in the German city of Baden-Baden, officials said Friday.

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  • The place is called Baden-Baden to distinguish it from Baden in Austria and Baden in Switzerland.

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  • There's something magic about Baden-Baden, which is utterly unspoiled, surrounded by hills that are lathered in rich, varied woodland; the air is pure, the Friedrichsbad allures with promises of steam rooms and massages, and you can walk half an hour to Lichtental to see Brahms's flat, along the Lichtentalerallee which is dotted with 200-year-old weeping elm trees that would have been sizeable 50-year-olds when Brahms, Clara Schumann, Turgenev and Viardot walked here in the 1860s.

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  • At the outbreak of the war British subjects in out-of-the-way places were given safe conducts to suitable centres, such as Baden-Baden, and there allowed to choose places of abode according to their tastes and means.

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  • The clashes came shortly after US President Barack Obama addressed a US-style Town Hall meeting in the centre of Strasbourg before leaving by helicopter for the summit's opening session in Germany's Baden-Baden which is co-hosting the event. | Top Stories

  • At the end of a strong tournament held in a German spa Baden-Baden in 1925, Karel Treybal, having a clearly won position, accepted a draw offered by the American champion Frank Marshall.

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  • Fabio Capello is determined to find a happy medium between the paparazzi circus of Baden-Baden and the boredom which afflicted the squad in Rustenburg in the last two World Cups.

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  • Baden-Baden Art "Lifelines" presents a selection of artworks from the Frieder Burda collection, including 20th- and 21st-century masters such as Pablo Picasso, Gerhard Richter, Sigmar Polke, Georg Baselitz and Gregory Crewdson.

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  • Along with the Orchestra of Baden-Baden and Freiburg and the SWR Vocal Ensemble of Stuttgart eighty automobiles will contribute their signature sounds to an original musical score created by a musician who has taken his imagination on a wild ride.

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  • Three weeks ago, Claudio Abbado and the Lucerne Festival Orchestra started the ball rolling with Bruckner's Symphony No. 5 a performance to be repeated in Baden-Baden and London in October.

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