- a city in NE central Germany, SW of Berlin: formerly the capital of Anhalt.
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My luck was that Frankel had come from Dessau, and had been my teacher.Dreamers of the Ghetto
The pausarii are mentioned in the inscriptions; cf. Dessau, Inscr.The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism
In May he retired to Dessau for a few days, in order to prepare this.The Life of Philip Melanchthon
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No one hated the Jews such as they were in Dessau fifty years ago.
It was certainly a poor kind of armour in which I set out from Dessau.
- an industrial city in E Germany, in Saxony-Anhalt: capital of Anhalt state from 1340 to 1918. Pop: 78 380 (2003 est)
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