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Crefeld

[krey-feld; German krey-felt] /ˈkreɪ fɛld; German ˈkreɪˌfɛlt/
noun
1.

Krefeld

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[krey-feld; German krey-felt] /ˈkreɪ fɛld; German ˈkreɪˌfɛlt/
noun
1.
a city in W North Rhine-Westphalia, in W Germany, NW of Cologne.
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  • With this 186in my pocket, I am in no hurry, knowing that I can rush off at any moment, when Crefeld becomes unbearable.

    Twenty Years in Europe Samuel H. M. Byers
  • Crefeld is near the river Rhine, about thirty miles north of Cologne.

    The Life of Bret Harte Henry Childs Merwin
  • He was wounded at Crefeld in 1758, and was promoted lieutenant-general .

  • Most of the instruments were hired from the town of Crefeld.

    13 Days John Alan Lyde Caunter
  • Crefeld, a great centre of the silk industry, had suffered heavily by the entry of England into the war.

    13 Days John Alan Lyde Caunter
  • During his wanderings from camp to camp, he one day came to Crefeld.

    13 Days John Alan Lyde Caunter
  • At Crefeld Mr. Michelson visited the camp for interned officers.

  • Eventually the train moved out of the station and we saw our last of Crefeld.

    13 Days John Alan Lyde Caunter
  • Loss of honor at Crefeld; loss of Louisburg and Codfishery: these are serious blows our enemy has had.

  • The remainder of the party all came from Crefeld, which is not many hours by train from Osnabrck.

    Wounded and a Prisoner of War Malcolm V. (Malcolm Vivian) Hay
British Dictionary definitions for Crefeld

Krefeld

/ˈkreɪfɛld; German ˈkreːfɛlt/
noun
1.
a city in Germany, in W North Rhine-Westphalia: textile industries. Pop: 238 565 (2003 est)
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