Cologne

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From French Cologne, from Latin Colōnia Agrippīna (Agrippine Colony), a settlement founded by 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. A city in northwestern Germany on the Rhine River.
  2. A city/town in Minnesota, US.

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Colōnia Agrippīna (Agrippine Colony), a settlement founded by 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

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