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

  • A city of west-central Germany across the Rhine River from Düsseldorf. Built on the site of a Roman camp, it was chartered in the 12th century. Population: 152,000.

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  • MK-SoundStyle - a company, which also calls Neuss home - is responsible for the Car HiFi

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  • A third-century Roman rest stop was discovered during construction of a bus station in the German city of Neuss, near Düsseldorf.

    Roman Rest Stop

  • There was still a terrible fear of the duke's ambition, even though, in the face of all Europe, the Swiss had repulsed his men, and Neuss obstinately refused to open her gates, while the world wondered at the duke's obstinacy displayed in the wrong place.

    Charles the Bold Last Duke of Burgundy, 1433-1477

  • On the 29th he sat down before Neuss, which had again emphatically refused entry to him and his troops.

    Charles the Bold Last Duke of Burgundy, 1433-1477

  • On July 25th, the very day that Charles was on his march up to Neuss, his envoys signed at London a treaty wherein the duke promised Edward six thousand men to aid him to "reconquer his realm of France."

    Charles the Bold Last Duke of Burgundy, 1433-1477

  • The details of all the aid they had given him, 2500 men for Neuss and many other contributions, were recapitulated.

    Charles the Bold Last Duke of Burgundy, 1433-1477

  • _Remonstrance_ presented to; embassies to; truces of, with Louis XI; besieges Beauvais; reverses of; acquires duchy of Guelders; negotiations between Emperor Frederic and; interview of, with emperor at Trèves; becomes "protector" of Lorraine; interferes in Cologne affairs; visits Alsace; troubles with Alsace; besieges Neuss; war declared against; makes truce with Frederic; defeated at Héricourt; besieges Nancy; allies desert; defeated at Granson; at Morat; convenes states-general; last battle of; death and burial of

    Charles the Bold Last Duke of Burgundy, 1433-1477

  • This is a continuation of Chastellain and is interesting especially for the siege of Neuss.

    Charles the Bold Last Duke of Burgundy, 1433-1477

  • He accused the deputies of leaving him in the lurch and thus causing his failure at Neuss.

    Charles the Bold Last Duke of Burgundy, 1433-1477

  • But he put aside all idea of punishing them for the moment, and continued to "reduce Neuss to the obedience of the good archbishop," and Hermann of Hesse continued to aid the town in its determined resistance.

    Charles the Bold Last Duke of Burgundy, 1433-1477

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