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a city in W Saxony, in E Germany.
Historical Examples

The following year he was allowed to take piano lessons of an old pedantic professor from Zwickau High School.
The World’s Great Men of Music Harriette Brower

Luther at length agreed to have a conference with the prophets of Zwickau.
Count Ulrich of Lindburg W.H.G. Kingston

He also made such good progress at school that at Easter 1820 he was able to enter the Zwickau Academy.
The World’s Great Men of Music Harriette Brower

In the libraries of Zwickau, Dresden, and Leipsic similar relics of the poet may be seen.
Lives of Illustrious Shoemakers William Edward Winks

The enthusiasts were known as the prophets of Zwickau, from the place where they first began to preach their doctrines.
Count Ulrich of Lindburg W.H.G. Kingston

In 1526 Agricola returned to Zwickau, and in 1527 he was chosen town physician at Joachimsthal.
De Re Metallica Georgius Agricola

There is a copy of this work in the Rathsschul Library at Zwickau.
De Re Metallica Georgius Agricola

For one with time at discretion, Zwickau and the neighbourhood would yield a few days of enjoyable exploration.
A July Holiday in Saxony, Bohemia, and Silesia Walter White

Being afterwards appointed pastor at Zwickau, he was the first who declared against the papacy in the churches of Thuringia.
History of the Reformation in the Sixteenth Century (Volume 1) J. H. Merle D’Aubign

Moreover the conditions existing in Zwickau are hardly typical of German industry as a whole.
The Theory and Policy of Labour Protection Albert Eberhard Friedrich Schffle

a city in E Germany, in Saxony: Anabaptist movement founded here (1521); coal-mining and industrial centre. Pop: 99 846 (2003 est)


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