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A city of north-central Germany on Schwerin Lake southwest of Rostock. Originally a Slavic settlement, it was chartered c. 1160 and today is a commercial, industrial, and transportation center in an agricultural region.
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(German ʃveˈriːn)
(Placename) a city in N Germany, in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania on Lake Schwerin. Pop: 97 694 (2003 est)
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the capital of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania in N Germany. 130,685.
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