a city in E Germany.

Formerly Karl-Marx-Stadt. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for chemnitz

Historical Examples of chemnitz

  • He will have to spend all night going round by Chemnitz and Dresden.

    The New Germany

    George Young

  • About 1533 he became city physician of Chemnitz, in Saxony, and here he resided until his death in 1555.

    De Re Metallica

    Georgius Agricola

  • He ravaged Saxony again in 1639, gained another victory at Chemnitz, and in 1640 defeated Piccolomini.

  • However, the young married couple lived happily at Chemnitz, and my sister was proud in the possession of her children.

    My Autobiography

    F. Max Mller

  • This will be sufficiently obvious by referring to the figures either of Lister, Chemnitz, or Lamarck.

British Dictionary definitions for chemnitz



a city in E Germany, in Saxony, at the foot of the Erzgebirge: textiles, engineering. Pop: 249 922 (2003 est)Also called (1953–90): Karl-Marx-Stadt
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