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A city of east-central Germany southeast of Leipzig. Chartered in 1143, it prospered as a textile center after the late 17th century and was known as Karl-Marx-Stadt from 1953 to 1990.


(German ˈkɛmnɪts)
(Placename) a city in E Germany, in Saxony, at the foot of the Erzgebirge: textiles, engineering. Pop: 249 922 (2003 est). Also called (1953–90): Karl-Marx-Stadt


(ˈkɛm nɪts)

a city in E Germany. 314,437. Formerly (1953–90), Karl-Marx-Stadt.
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Noun1.Chemnitz - a city in east central Germany; formerly called Karl-Marx-Stadt until 1990; noted for textile manufacturing
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
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