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Sèvres (sĕv´rə), town (1990 pop. 22,057), Hauts-de-Seine dept., N central France, on the Seine River; a residential suburb SW of Paris. The famous Sèvres ware porcelain is made in the town, which has a ceramics museum founded by Alexandre Brongniart and a ceramics school. Explosives, surgical supplies, and beer are also produced. Sèvres is the headquarters of the International Center for Pedagogic Studies.

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Sèvres In ceramics, high-quality porcelain made from 1765 to the present day at a factory in the Paris suburb of Sèvres, France. Pieces are either of soft-paste (a porcellaneous substance) or hard-paste (true porcelain).

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Sèvres Name of a town in France, near Paris, designating a costly porcelain. XVIII (Sev(r)e).

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