Assen



noun
a city in the N Netherlands, capital of Drenthe province. Pop: 62 000 (2003 est)
Historical Examples

The travellers passed through the Fantee and assen territories.
Robert Kerr’s General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 18 William Stevenson

“That would be reason enough for stopping at assen,” said Brederode.
The Chauffeur and the Chaperon C. N. Williamson

assen possesses schools (a gymnasium and burgher school), a chamber of commerce, a museum of antiquities and a court-house.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 7 Various

However, my carriage was well warmed, and we arrived at assen in half an hour.
The Authoritative Life of General William Booth George Scott Railton

Then another gendarme walked with us to assen, which seemed to be a sort of police headquarters.
Three Times and Out Nellie L. McClung

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