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Plauen

[plou-uh n]
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noun
  1. a city in E Germany.
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  • Major Von Lutzow had received official information of the armistice at Plauen.

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  • The other villages that lay between it and Plauen were inconsiderable, and Nigel did not let his men linger when traversing them.

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  • Nigel sprang to the spare horse, and said a thankful farewell to the old soldiers and to Plauen.

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  • German classical scholar, was born at Plauen in Saxony on the 15th of February 1786.

  • Rhinoceros Bos, though in a high frame of mind, dare not, on cool survey; but retires behind the Plauen Chasm again.


British Dictionary definitions for plauen

Plauen

noun
  1. a city in E central Germany, in Saxony: textile centre. Pop: 70 070 (2003 est)
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