from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of west-central Germany northwest of Kassel. It joined the Hanseatic League in the 13th century and passed to Prussia in 1802.


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  • But my Second Life alter-ego, Otenth Paderborn, is part of a neo-Victorian community where it is an absolute must to send greetings, so I hunted around and found this graphic to make a card.

    2007 December 2007

  • Xeni's mention of brick cell phones reminded me of this interesting museum in Paderborn Germany, called the Heinz Nixdorf Museum.

    Boing Boing: May 30, 2004 - June 5, 2004 Archives 2004

  • I recall Paderborn, 1976, where, on pay nights, the Allanbrooke barracks gate was besieged by herds of heavily made-up 'jailbait', each one hunting for a squaddy/bunch of squaddies to party with.

    Army Rumour Service 2010

  • UK troops rehearse for a parade in Paderborn, Germany.

    UK troops to withdraw from Germany by end of decade under MoD plans 2011

  • At the present time it is only used by the Bishops of Eichstätt, Paderborn, Toul, and Cracow (read more about it here).

    The Mater Ter Admirabilis 2009

  • But by night, he is Otenth Paderborn, gentleman, landowner, Steampunk, and DJ in the virtual world of Second Life.

    2009 December 2009

  • The bishops of Bamberg used to wear a rationale (as the bishops of Paderborn, Eichstätt, Cracow and Toul still do).

    Catholic Bamberg: The Vestments of Pope Clement II and Other Treasures from the Diocesan Museum 2009

  • Officials in the northwestern city of Paderborn said, however, that an 87-year-old who suffered from a variety of ailments including recent EHEC infection had died early Tuesday.

    Severe E. coli outbreak in Europe kills 16, sickens 1,150 2011

  • They entered the tower though a narrow portal, which had once led into the private chapel of the prince-bishops of Paderborn.

    HITLER’S HOLY RELICS Sidney D. Kirkpatrick 2010

  • The Teutoburg Forest and neighboring Paderborn were clearly why Himmler chose an otherwise remote castle to house his Aryan scholars and provide intellectual and spiritual training to his SS officers.

    HITLER’S HOLY RELICS Sidney D. Kirkpatrick 2010


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