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A fine French porcelain, often elaborately decorated.

[After Sèvres, a city of north-central France.]
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(French sɛvrə)
(Ceramics) porcelain ware manufactured at Sèvres, near Paris, from 1756, characterized by the use of clear colours and elaborate decorative detail
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(ˈsɛ vrə)

1. a suburb of Paris in N France. 21,296.
2. Also, Sè′vres ware`. the porcelain made in this suburb since 1756.
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