There are 2 definitions of Dresden in English:

Dresden1

Syllabification: Dres·den
Pronunciation: /ˈdrezdən
 
/
A city in eastern Germany, the capital of Saxony, on the Elbe River; population 504,800 (est. 2006). It was almost totally destroyed by Allied bombing in 1945.

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Word of the day neoteny
Pronunciation: niːˈɒt(ə)ni
noun
retention of juvenile features in the adult animal

There are 2 definitions of Dresden in English:

Dresden2

Syllabification: Dres·den
Pronunciation: /
 
ˈdrezdən/
(also Dresden china)

noun

Porcelain ware with elaborate decoration and delicate colorings, made originally at Dresden and (since 1710) at nearby Meissen: [as modifier]: a fine Dresden china cup
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  • Bookcases line the walls, a fire crackles in the fireplace, Victorian portraits hang on the walls, Dresden china and bric-a-brac clutter the mantelpiece.
  • Purled off with accuracy and ease, it came closer to the ‘Dresden china’ approach than I should have liked.
  • The Maltese is blessed with a hardy constitution, and even though this breed is small, it does not have to be treated like Dresden china.

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Word of the day neoteny
Pronunciation: niːˈɒt(ə)ni
noun
retention of juvenile features in the adult animal