Dresden

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Dres·den

 (drĕz′dən)
A city of east-central Germany on the Elbe River east-southeast of Leipzig. An industrial and cultural center, it was severely damaged in bombing raids during World War II.

Dresden

(ˈdrɛzdən)
n
(Placename) an industrial city in SE Germany, the capital of Saxony on the River Elbe: it was severely damaged in the Seven Years' War (1760); the baroque city was almost totally destroyed in World War II by Allied bombing (1945). Pop: 483 632 (2003 est)
adj
(Ceramics) relating to, designating, or made of Dresden china

Dres•den

(ˈdrɛz dən)

n.
the capital of Saxony in E Germany, on the Elbe River. 518,057.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Dresden - a city in southeastern Germany on the Elbe River; it was almost totally destroyed by British air raids in 1945
Deutschland, FRG, Germany, Federal Republic of Germany - a republic in central Europe; split into East Germany and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990
Translations
Drážďany
Drezno

Dresden

[ˈdrezdən]
A. NDresde m
B. CPD Dresden china Nloza f de Dresde

Dresden

n (also Dresden china)˜ Meißner Porzellan nt

Dresden

[ˈdrɛzdn] nDresda
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