Aargau



a canton in N Switzerland. 542 sq. mi. (1400 sq. km).
Capital: Aarau.
Historical Examples

Those warriors who would wile away the interval between one campaign and another agreeably, betook themselves to Baden in Aargau.
The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Various

The Aargau Protestants, however, had refused to yield, except as to the restoration of two very small monasteries.
The Revolutionary Movement of 1848-9 in Italy, Austria-Hungary, and Germany C. Edmund (Charles Edmund) Maurice

Another great scholar was his friend Nicolas von Wyl, a nobleman of Aargau.
The Story of Switzerland Lina Hug

On reaching Baden, in the Aargau, a halt was made in order to deliberate on the best mode of punishing the rebels.
The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 07 Various

That was built centuries before the time of this story, among the hawks’ crags of Aargau in Switzerland.
Yolanda: Maid of Burgundy Charles Major

Baden was the capital of the canton of Baden, from 1798 to 1803, when the canton of Aargau was created.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2 Various

From this time he had no settled home, though he stored his books at Baden in Aargau.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 4 Various

Whether they sprang from Swiss soil (Aargau), or had their origin in Alsacia, is not quite settled.
The Story of Switzerland Lina Hug

noun
a canton in N Switzerland. Capital: Aarau. Pop: 556 200 (2002 est). Area: 1404 sq km (542 sq miles) French name Argovie

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