- 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
“That is what is so terrible in these bric-à-brac places,” said the princess of Meissen.
“One does not like to be vulgarized,” said the Lady of Meissen, angrily.
This too he has to carry with him as he can into the Meissen Country.History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XX. (of XXI.)
He was first established at Meissen, then at Knigstein, and last at Dresden.The Ceramic Art
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- 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)