Schwerin[s̸hver′in; Ger s̸hvā rēn′]
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city in N Germany: capital of the state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania: pop. 124,000
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A city of north-central Germany on Schwerin Lake southwest of Rostock. Originally a Slavic settlement, it was chartered c. 1160 and today is a commercial, industrial, and transportation center in an agricultural region. Population: 96,300.