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

  • A city of east-central Germany east of Dresden on the Polish border. It was founded c. 1200 and grew as a cloth-weaving center. A small part of the city on the eastern bank of the Neisse River was awarded to Poland after World War II.

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  • proper noun independent city in Saxony, Germany


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