[ mahy-suhn ]

  1. a city in E central Germany, on the Elbe River: famous for fine porcelain.

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How to use Meissen in a sentence

  • "You appear to be a methodical boy, Teddy," he remarked with a yawn, at the same time choosing a Meissen ware dish as an ash tray.

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  • One evening, as he was walking in the fields near Meissen, meditating and praying, he was disturbed by the croaking of the frogs.

British Dictionary definitions for Meissen


/ (German ˈmaisən) /

  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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