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

  • A city of west-central Germany on the Rhine River west of Frankfurt. Founded as a Celtic settlement in the third century B.C., it has been a noted spa since Roman times. Wiesbaden became a free imperial city c. A.D. 1242 and passed to Prussia in 1866. Population: 276,000.

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  • proper n. The capital city of the state of Hesse, in Germany

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  • n. a city in western Germany; a spa since Roman times


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