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A city of east-central Germany on the Elbe River northwest of Dresden. Its porcelain industry dates to the early 1700s.
A delicate porcelain ware originally made in Meissen, Germany.
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(Placename) 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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a city in E central Germany on the Elbe River. 38,137.
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