Assen noun

  1. a city in the N Netherlands, capital of Drenthe province. Pop: 62 000 (2003 est)

Examples from the Web for assen Historical Examples of assen

  • “That would be reason enough for stopping at Assen,” said Brederode.

    The Chauffeur and the Chaperon

    C. N. Williamson

  • Then another gendarme walked with us to Assen, which seemed to be a sort of police headquarters.

    Three Times and Out

    Nellie L. McClung

  • The travellers passed through the Fantee and Assen territories.

    Robert Kerr’s General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 18

    William Stevenson

  • However, my carriage was well warmed, and we arrived at Assen in half an hour.

    The Authoritative Life of General William Booth

    George Scott Railton

  • Assen possesses schools (a gymnasium and burgher school), a chamber of commerce, a museum of antiquities and a court-house.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 7


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