noun Etymology: Cologne, Germany Date: 1814 1. a perfumed liquid composed of alcohol and fragrant oils 2. a cream or paste of cologne sometimes formed into a semisolid stick • cologned adjective

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  • Cologne — Co*logne , n. [Originally made in Cologne, the French name of K[ o]ln, a city in Germany.] A perfumed liquid, composed of alcohol and certain aromatic oils, used in the toilet; called also {cologne water} and {eau de cologne}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cologne — 1814, Cologne water, loan translation of Fr. eau de Cologne, lit. water from Cologne, from the city in Germany (Ger. Köln, from L. Colonia Agrippina) where it was made, first by Italian chemist Johann Maria Farina, who had settled there in 1709 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Cologne — Cologne, MN U.S. city in Minnesota Population (2000): 1012 Housing Units (2000): 392 Land area (2000): 0.753236 sq. miles (1.950873 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.103759 sq. miles (0.268735 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.856995 sq. miles (2.219608 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • cologne — ► NOUN ▪ eau de cologne or similarly scented toilet water …   English terms dictionary

  • cologne — [kə lōn′] n. a perfumed toilet water made of alcohol and aromatic oils; eau de Cologne …   English World dictionary

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