meaning of aix-la-chapelle

aix-la-chapelle meaning in General Dictionary

a city in western Germany nearby the Dutch and Belgian edges; formerly it had been Charlemagne's north capital

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Energetically pressing his candidature, he was chosen German king at Frankfort on the 4th or 5th of March 1152, and crowned at Aix-la-Chapelle on the 9th of the same month, owing his election partly to his personal qualities, and partly to the fact that he united in himself the blood of the rival families of Welf and Waiblingen.

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