from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of east-central Germany on the Elbe River east-southeast of Leipzig. An industrial and cultural center, it was severely damaged in bombing raids during World War II.

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  • proper noun The capital city of the German Federal State of Saxony.
  • proper noun A village in Kent County, Ontario, Canada.
  • noun A variety of china, originally manufactured in the city, but manufactured in Meissen from the 18th century.

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  • noun a city in southeastern Germany on the Elbe River; it was almost totally destroyed by British air raids in 1945


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  • DRESDEN -- One-by-one, the boys carefully put their cars on the track and waited to see whose car would finish first at the annual Pinewood Derby for Cub Scout Pack 121 of Dresden. - Local News 2010

  • DRESDEN -- The second phase of sewer upgrades in Dresden will soon go ahead, the Chatham-Kent public utilities commission says.

    London Free Press 2009

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  • DRESDEN - The three fires in Dresden this year appear not to be related nor do the first two appear to be arson, according to the State Fire Marshal's Office. - Local News 2009

  • DRESDEN -- When people come home to Dresden for the holiday on Saturday, they will find the village has been transformed by the glow of the Christmas lights. - Local News 2009

  • DRESDEN - The community of Dresden has been rocked by several recent fires, yet remain resilient and together. - Local News 2009

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  • Unfortunately (from my point of view at least) the Frauenkirche in Dresden is being rebuilt; as a ruin it was very strongly symbolic while now it is only a church, and not a particularly interesting one from an artistic or architectural point of view.

    Meep! Meep! : Bev Vincent 2009


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