Cologne

See also: cologne

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From French Cologne, from Latin Colōnia Agrippīna (Agrippine Colony), a settlement named after Agrippina, the mother of Roman Emperor Nero; colōnia (colony) comes from colōnus (farmer; colonist), from colō (till, cultivate, worship), from earlier *quelō, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷel- (to move; to turn (around)).

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Cologne

  1. The largest city in North Rhine-Westphalia, in northwestern Germany, on the Rhine River.
  2. A city and town in Minnesota, United States.

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin colōnia (colony) in Colōnia Agrippīna (Agrippine Colony), a settlement named after Agrippina, the mother of Roman Emperor Nero; colōnia (colony) comes from colōnus (farmer; colonist), from colō (till, cultivate, worship), from earlier *quelō, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷel- (to move; to turn (around)).

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Cologne f

  1. Cologne (the largest city in North Rhine-Westphalia, in northwestern Germany)

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