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

  • A city of west-central Germany on the Rhine River north-northwest of Cologne. Chartered in 1373, it has long been important as a textile center.


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  • Tommy Haas won the deciding point for Germany at home in Krefeld, beating Ivan Ljubicic of Croatia 6-2, 7-6 (9-7), 6-4.

    Davis Cup: Australia eliminated, Russia, Spain among teams to advance

  • John Baldessari calls his Krefeld piece, "brick building, huge windows with excellent view, partly furnished, well-known architect."

    Hello Beautiful!

  • The person familiar with the matter said stainless-steel smelters at ThyssenKrupp's Krefeld and Bochum plants are likely to be closed under the deal to tackle overcapacity.

    ThyssenKrupp Sets Sale Of Its Stainless-Steel Unit

  • However, the rolling capacities at the Krefeld plant would be expanded, the person added.

    ThyssenKrupp Sets Sale Of Its Stainless-Steel Unit

  • Founded in 1863, in Krefeld, Germany, the business moved in 1878 to Zurich, which was becoming a center of silk production.

    Fashion's Eternal Flame

  • Käte Wallach attended a high school for girls in Krefeld.

    K��te Wallach.

  • We can talk of the Haber process in a particular ammonia factory near Krefeld in Germany, or the Haber process as the idea or concept of that technology, and we can switch back and forth between the particular and abstract as needed.

    The Nature of Technology

  • Charlotte was born in Krefeld am Rhein into a family that had for several generations lived in Breslau (now Wrocłw in Poland).

    Charlotte Auerbach.

  • The eldest child of Ludwig and Berta (née Schönbeck) Wallach, Käte Wallach was born in Krefeld on May 17, 1905.

    K��te Wallach.

  • ANOTHER TRANSPORT OF JEWS—men, women, and children—was sent by train from Krefeld to Düsseldorf, about fifteen miles away.

    Human Smoke


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