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A province of Prussia, chiefly comprises that part of Saxony ( q. v .) added to Prussia in 1815; situated in the centre of Prussia, N. of the kingdom of Saxony; is watered by the Elbe and its numerous affluents, and diversified by the Harz Mountains and Thuringian Forest; contains some of the finest growing land in Prussia; salt and lignite are valuable products, and copper is also mined; the capital is Magdeburg, and other notable towns are Halle (with its university), Erfurt, &c.

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Saxony, Prussian'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​nut/​s/saxony-prussian.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.