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Meissen

[mahy-suh n]
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.

    Self-Help

    Samuel Smiles

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

    The Nrnberg Stove

    Louisa de la Ram (AKA Ouida)

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

    The Nrnberg Stove

    Louisa de la Ram (AKA Ouida)

  • 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.

    The Ceramic Art

    Jennie J. Young


British Dictionary definitions for meissen

Meissen

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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