There are 2 main definitions of Meissen in English:

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Meissen 1

Pronunciation: /ˈmʌɪs(ə)n/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

A city in eastern Germany, in Saxony, on the River Elbe north-west of Dresden; population 28,100 (est. 2006). It is famous for its porcelain.

Words that rhyme with Meissen

bison, Tyson

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Line breaks: Meis|sen

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There are 2 main definitions of Meissen in English:

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Meissen 2

Pronunciation: /ˈmīsən/

noun

A fine hard-paste porcelain produced in Meissen since 1710 . Often called Dresden2.
Example sentences
  • His finest pieces of Meissen and Chelsea porcelain were displayed in the Front Drawing Room, lesser pieces in the rear room and so on.
  • There is a loan exhibition of Meissen porcelain from the British Museum in London entitled The Glory of Saxony.
  • The Porcelain Collection in Zwinger houses the biggest and the most complete Meissen porcelain collection in the world.

Origin

Named after the city of Meissen in eastern Germany.

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Syllabification: Meis·sen

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