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(German ˈplauən)
(Placename) a city in E central Germany, in Saxony: textile centre. Pop: 70 070 (2003 est)
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(ˈplaʊ ən)

a city in E Germany. 78,632.
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Home is very important to me, my family is still living in Plauen.'" The article also summarises the reported move by saying: "It would be an absolute top transfer!" I have not when I come Home is important Chris Six Huddersfield Town academy players, meanwhile, have been offered professional terms while a highly-rated defender will remain with the club for another year.
In the German city of Plauen, flying is still done old school -- by birds.
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"We now have parties seriously interested in all three production sites in Augsburg, Offenbach, and Plauen, with whom we are involved in ongoing negotiations," said auditor Werner Schneider of the law firm Schneider, Geiwitz & Partner.
Under the plans unveiled by the administrator, German industrial group L Possehl & Co MbH would buy Manrolanda[euro](tm)s paper printing machinery unit in Augsburg and potentially take the unit in Plauen at a later date.
Meanwhile, a young girl's corpse was found in a plastic bag on a balcony in the eastern town of Plauen. Two girls' bodies were found in a suitcase and a freezer there last week.
Plauen was best known as the artist of the 'Vater und Sohn' (Father and Son) series of weekly speechless cartoons that appeared in the Berliner Illustrierter from December 1934 until December 1937 and were subsequently reprinted, very successfully, as books.
German prince Ruzzo Reuss von Plauen was Frida''s third husband, not second.
BLACKBURN winger Keith Gillespie was yesterday worried he could face a three-match ban at the start of the new season after being red-carded during a stormy clash with German side VFC Plauen.
Researchers at the University of Oulu's Institute of Dentistry reported that "no increase in caries was found in Kuopio three years after the discontinuation of water fluoridation." In yet another study by the Dental School of Erfurt at the Friedrich-Schiller University of Jena, Germany, "a significant fall in caries prevalence was observed" in the cities of Chemnitz (formerly Kart-Marx Stadt) and Plauen "following the cessation of water fluoridation." The decrease in cavities among 12-year-olds was "the lowest observed in East Germany during the past 40 years."