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Originally appearing in Volume V18, Page 72 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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MEERANE, a town in the kingdom of Saxony, 9 m. N. of Zwickau and 37 S. of Leipzig by rail. Pop. (1905), 26,005. It contains a fine medieval church (Evangelical). It is one of the most important industrial centres of Germany for the manufacture of woollen and mixed cloths, and in these products has a large export trade, especially to America and the Far East. There are also extensive dyeworks, tanneries and machine factories. See Leopold, Chronik and Beschreibung der Fabrik- and Handel, stadt Meerane (1863).
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OSWALD MEER (1809–1883)

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