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Zwickau

[tsvik-ou]
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noun
  1. a city in W Saxony, in E Germany.
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Historical Examples

  • Luther at length agreed to have a conference with the prophets of Zwickau.

    Count Ulrich of Lindburg

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • There is a copy of this work in the Rathsschul Library at Zwickau.

    De Re Metallica

    Georgius Agricola

  • In the libraries of Zwickau, Dresden, and Leipsic similar relics of the poet may be seen.

  • In 1526 Agricola returned to Zwickau, and in 1527 he was chosen town physician at Joachimsthal.

    De Re Metallica

    Georgius Agricola

  • For one with time at discretion, Zwickau and the neighbourhood would yield a few days of enjoyable exploration.


British Dictionary definitions for zwickau

Zwickau

noun
  1. a city in E Germany, in Saxony: Anabaptist movement founded here (1521); coal-mining and industrial centre. Pop: 99 846 (2003 est)
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