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Meissen

[mahy-suh n] /ˈmaɪ sən/
noun
1.
a city in E central Germany, on the Elbe River: famous for fine porcelain.
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  • He was buried at night—as if he had been a dog—in the Johannis Cemetery of Meissen.

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  • “That is what is so terrible in these bric-à-brac places,” said the princess of Meissen.

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  • “One does not like to be vulgarized,” said the Lady of Meissen, angrily.

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  • This too he has to carry with him as he can into the Meissen Country.

  • He was first established at Meissen, then at Knigstein, and last at Dresden.

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  • Meissen had lost its prestige, and gradually sank in importance.

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  • A runaway from Meissen led to the establishment at Vienna of a factory in 1720.

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  • And the above repast was served on priceless Meissen china and silver.

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Meissen

/German ˈmaisən/
noun
1.
a town in E Germany, in Saxony, in Dresden district on the River Elbe: famous for its porcelain (Dresden china), first made here in 1710. Pop: 28 640 (2003 est)
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