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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of east-central Germany southeast of Leipzig. Chartered in 1143, it prospered as a textile center after the late 17th century and was known as Karl-Marx-Stadt from 1953 to 1990.

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  • noun a city in east central Germany; formerly called Karl-Marx-Stadt until 1990; noted for textile manufacturing

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  • Nor did another polar cub, Willbaer, or an attempt by the Chemnitz Zoo during the 2006 World Cup to have its animals predict the outcome of games — attributed to elements of timing, how an animal's particular story or affliction is able to hit the public's nerve at any given moment, a pattern known to humans for centuries.

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  • Nor did another polar cub, Willbaer, or an attempt by the Chemnitz Zoo during the 2006 World Cup to have its animals predict the outcome of games – attributed to elements of timing, how an animal's particular story or affliction is able to hit the public's nerve at any given moment, a pattern known to humans for centuries.

    Heidi The Cross-Eyed Opossum Becomes Animal Sensation

  • Nor did another polar cub, Willbaer, or an attempt by the Chemnitz Zoo during the 2006 World Cup to have its animals predict the outcome of games – attributed to elements of timing, how an animal's particular story or affliction is able to hit the public's nerve at any given moment, a pattern known to humans for centuries.

    Heidi The Cross-Eyed Opossum Becomes Animal Sensation

  • Sadly during Ballack's time at Chelsea, Blues fans saw altogether too little of the Chemnitz-born midfielder's impressive wearing-a-suit-and-clapping skills and rather too much of him wandering suavely yet glumly around the field like a Glyndebourne picnicker looking for another glass of Pimms to tide him through the endless Wagner.

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  • But newly promoted Bundesliga side St. Pauli lost 1-0 at fourth-division Chemnitz.

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  • Both Elversberg and Chemnitz are from the fourth tier of German football – but the lowest-ranked team left in the competition, Germania Windeck from the fifth tier, host Bayern Munich tonight.

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  • Anhalt (Zerbst), Hesse-Nassau (Cassel), and Saxony (Chemnitz and Zwickau).

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  • News comes from Germany of a couple of classic triumphs for the underdog at the weekend, as plucky Elversberg (Regionalliga West) and plucky Chemnitz (Regionalliga Nord) knocked out Hannover and St Pauli respectively.

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  • But newly promoted Bundesliga side St. Pauli lost 1-0 at fourth-division Chemnitz.

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