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Originally appearing in Volume V15, Page 916 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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KOSEN, a village and summer resort of Germany, in the Prussian province of Saxony, 33 M. by rail S. by W. of Halle, on the Saale. Pop. (1905), 2990. The town has a mineral spring, which is used for bathing, being efficacious for rheumatism and other complaints. Kosen, which became a town in 1869, has large mill-works; it has a trade in wood and wine. On the adjacent Rudelsburg, where there is a ruined castle, the German students have erected a monument to their comrades who fell in the Franco-German War of 187o-71. Hereon are also memorials to Bismarck and to the emperor William I. The town is famous as the central meeting-place of the German students' corps, which hold an annual congress here every Whitsuntide. See Techow, Fiihrer durch Kosen and Umgegend (Kosen, 1889) ; and Rosenberg, Kosen (Naumburg, 1877).
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KOSHER, or KASHER (Hebrew clean, right, or fit)

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