Cologne



[kuh-lohn] /kəˈloʊn/

noun
1.
a mildly perfumed toilet water; eau de Cologne.
[kuh-lohn] /kəˈloʊn/
noun
1.
a city in W Germany.
/kəˈləʊn/
noun
1.
a perfumed liquid or solid made of fragrant essential oils and alcohol Also called Cologne water, eau de Cologne
/kəˈləʊn/
noun
1.
an industrial city and river port in W Germany, in North Rhine-Westphalia on the Rhine: important commercially since ancient times; university (1388). Pop: 965 954 (2003 est) German name Köln
n.

1814, Cologne water, loan-translation of French eau de Cologne, literally “water from Cologne,” from the city in Germany (German Köln, from Latin Colonia Agrippina) where it was made, first by Italian chemist Johann Maria Farina, who had settled there in 1709.

City in western Germany on the Rhine River; a commercial center.

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