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

  • A city of southwest Germany on the Neckar River north of Stuttgart. On the site of a 9th-century Carolingian palace, it became a free imperial city in the 14th century. Population: 121,000.


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  • Fatio, 'printed at' Heilbronn '(wherever that is), and to be bought of

    Letters of Edward FitzGerald in Two Volumes Vol. II

  • German police have solved the mystery of the Phantom of Heilbronn, a female serial killer responsible for six murders as well as petty larcenies and break-ins.

    Solved « Gerry Canavan

  • Heilbronn, Duvall and Alex English rocked out too.

    Farryn Weiner: Escaping a Teepee at Escape to New York Festival

  • Subsequently Kassel, Darmstadt, Braunschweig, and Heilbronn were scoured in fire raids through the end of 1944.


  • North of Nürnberg, in the Merkers salt mine, and in a nearby mine at Heilbronn, GIs had stumbled upon priceless art collections that included Leonardo paintings and Michelangelo sculptures, along with three hundred tons of pillaged gold bricks and millions of Reichsmarks and U.S. dollars.


  • When I stayed in Germany, my friends took me on a 6 car ferry motorized across the Necker, near Heilbronn.

    Farewell to the Albion Ferry « Stephen Rees’s blog

  • Their church, Kilianskirche, was also having an open house, with free Sekt champagne for anyone who climbed the tower for a great view over the fest, Heilbronn, and the surrounding countryside!

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • The following weekend we checked out the Heilbronner Weindorf, a wine fest in Heilbronn, about an hour up the Neckar by train.

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • Beckham, born Victoria Adams, is the great-great-great-granddaughter of revolutionary and artist Carl Heinrich Pfaender, suggests Hans Mueller, a historian from the southwestern city of Heilbronn.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • Iain, if you were the only person in the Cinema in Heilbron I presume you mean Heilbronn?

    A Rare Cinematic Visit: 28 Weeks Later


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