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LUDENSCHEID

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Originally appearing in Volume V17, Page 112 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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LUDENSCHEID, a town in the Prussian province of Westphalia,.19 M. by rail S.S.E. of Hagen. Pop. (19o5) 28,921. It is the seat of various hardware manufactures, among them metal-plated and tin-plated goods, buckles, fancy nails and brooches, and has iron-foundries and machine shops. From the counts of-Altena Liidenscheid passed to the counts of the Mark, with which district it was ceded to Brandenburg early in the 17th century.
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