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  1. a city in and the capital of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania in N Germany.
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Mecklenburg–Western Pomerania

[mek-luh n-burg]
  1. a state in NE Germany. 8842 sq. mi. (22,900 sq. km). Capital: Schwerin.
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Examples from the Web for schwerin

Historical Examples

  • Schwerin made as if he did not understand, and this enabled me to take his measure.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete

    Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

  • That is Schwerin's notion; who surely is something of a judge.

  • Permit me, said he to the great Schwerin, to die on the bed of heroes, for I have no longer a father!

    The Robbers

    Friedrich Schiller

  • He knew little, he said, for he only carried despatches from Schwerin.

  • He says he has urgent business at Schwerin, though what it can be I am sure I do not know!

British Dictionary definitions for schwerin


  1. a city in N Germany, in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania on Lake Schwerin . Pop: 97 694 (2003 est)
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