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Schwerin

[shvey-reen] /ʃveɪˈrin/
noun
1.
a city in and the capital of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania in N Germany.

Mecklenburg–Western Pomerania

[mek-luh n-burg] /ˈmɛk lənˌbɜrg/
noun
1.
a state in NE Germany. 8842 sq. mi. (22,900 sq. km).
Capital: Schwerin.
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  • Schwerin made as if he did not understand, and this enabled me to take his measure.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  • That is Schwerin's notion; who surely is something of a judge.

  • Permit me, said he to the great Schwerin, to die on the bed of heroes, for I have no longer a father!

    The Robbers Friedrich Schiller
  • He knew little, he said, for he only carried despatches from Schwerin.

    A German Pompadour Marie Hay
  • He says he has urgent business at Schwerin, though what it can be I am sure I do not know!

    A German Pompadour Marie Hay
  • After writing my last letter to you in Lbeck I started for Schwerin.

    Ole Bull Sara C. Bull
  • Every time the bridge was filled by Russians, Schwerin swept it clear with the fire from his two cannon.

    Sweden Victor Nilsson
  • Schwerin gave command to have the cannon dragged a hundred yards back and then fired, with the same disastrous effect.

    Sweden Victor Nilsson
  • Pembroke had become an intimate friend of mine since my proceedings with regard to Schwerin.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  • In the Museum of Schwerin is an example of the metal rim which is complete: it is circular, and the central boss is also present.

British Dictionary definitions for Schwerin

Schwerin

/German ʃveˈriːn/
noun
1.
a city in N Germany, in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania on Lake Schwerin. Pop: 97 694 (2003 est)
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