Meissen

[ mahy-suh n ]
/ ˈmaɪ sən /

noun

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

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Meissen
/ (German ˈmaisən) /

noun

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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