Definitions for aachenˈɑ kən, ˈɑ xən
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Aa•chenˈɑ kən, ˈɑ xən(n.)
a city in W Germany, near Belgian and Dutch borders. 247,113.
Category: Geography (places)
Ref: French, Aix-la-Chapelle.
Aachen, Aken, Aix-la-Chapelle(noun)
a city in western Germany near the Dutch and Belgian borders; formerly it was Charlemagne's northern capital
A city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, that was the capitol of Charlemagne's empire
Origin: From Aachen, from aquae, referring to the sacred springs associated with the Celtic god Granus.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
. See Aix-la-Chapelle.