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/ ˈdɛs aʊ /
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a city in NE central Germany, SW of Berlin: formerly the capital of Anhalt.
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How to use Dessau in a sentence
But Buddenbrock is still living, Anhalt-Dessau and others of us are still alive a little while!History Of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. VII. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
Luther tells us that he saw and touched at Dessau a changed child which was twelve years of age.The Science of Fairy Tales|Edwin Sidney Hartland
Moritz of Dessau had a terrible Winter of it, organizing and breaking in these Saxon people,—got by press-gang in this way.History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XVII. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
Poor old man, he has just lost—the other week, "5th February" last—his poor old Wife, at Dessau; and is broken down with grief.History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XV. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
Here is a pretty piece of work done for ourself and our allies, while Valori is quietly dining with the Prince of Dessau!History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XIII. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
British Dictionary definitions for Dessau
/ (German ˈdɛsau) /
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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