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  • proper noun A town in Northern Switzerland, capital of Aargau canton, and capital of the Helvetic Republic between 1798 and 1803.


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  • "It was a real shock for the market to learn that Swiss Re had such a big, even if indirect, exposure to subprime," said Robert Scholl, asset manager at Aargauische Pensionskasse in Aarau, Switzerland.

    European Insurers' Shares

  • I then entered the gymnasium at the Kantonsschule Aarau where

    Werner Arber - Autobiography

  • Swiss nationals and in 1892 the family returned to Switzerland where he received his early education at Wildegg and at the grammar school in Lenzburg, Aarau, where he matriculated in 1908.

    Paul Karrer - Biography

  • The festival week had come before they knew it, and one morning in the middle of it, the Seven started for Aarau before daybreak in a special omnibus drawn by four horses.

    Paras. 200–322

  • Hermine was already staying with friends in Aarau, for her father rewarded her perfect housekeeping by taking her with him on all his jaunts; and more than once she had adorned the joyful circle of greybeards like a rosy hyacinth.

    Paras. 200–322

  • But a spirit of outward pomp had taken possession of some of them, and the proposal made was really nothing less than that they should appear in Aarau with their own banner, bringing a handsome trophy as a gift.

    Paras. 1–99

  • And so, as the shades of evening were falling on their political life, they felt that they might indulge in a crowning festivity, and, as the Band of Seven, attend in a body the first national shooting match to be held since the adoption of the new constitution of 1848, which was to take place at Aarau the following summer.

    Paras. 1–99

  • During his father's banishment he went to Aarau and Strasburg to pursue his education.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • Republic, one and indivisible, was proclaimed at Aarau.

    A History of Modern Europe, 1792-1878

  • Calvin welcomed some of them at Geneva; the "lords of Berne" suffered a group to settle at Aarau; a hundred gathered round the Duchess of Suffolk at Wesel.

    History of the English People Volume 4 (of 8)


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