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Oschersleben

OSCHERSLEBEN, a town of Germany, in the Prussian province of Saxony, on the Bode, 24 m. by rail S.W. of Magdeburg, and at the junction of Ones to Halberstadt and Jerxheim. Pop. (1905) 13,271. Among its industrial establishments are sugarrefineries, iron-foundries, breweries, machine-shops and brick works. Oschersleben is first mentioned in 803, and belonged in the later middle ages to the bishops of Halberstadt.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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