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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Sè•vresˈsɛ vrə(n.)

  1. a suburb of Paris in N France. 21,296.

    Category: Geography (places)

  2. Also, Sè′vres ware`. the porcelain made in this suburb since 1756.

    Category: Ceramics

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Sèvres

    a French town on the Seine, 10½ m. SW. of Paris, celebrated for its fine porcelain ware (especially vases), the manufacture of which was established in 1755; has a school of mosaic work and museums for pottery ware of all ages and countries.

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