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(Placename) the German name for Germany


(ˈdʒɜr mə ni)

a republic in central Europe: after World War II divided into four zones, British, French, U.S., and Soviet, and in 1949 into East Germany and West Germany; East and West Germany were reunited in 1990. 83,087,361; 137,852 sq. mi. (357,039 sq. km). Cap.: Berlin. Official name, Federal Republic of Germany. German Deutschland.
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Noun1.Deutschland - a republic in central EuropeDeutschland - a republic in central Europe; split into East Germany and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990
Oktoberfest - an autumn festival that involves merrymaking and drinking beer
Blenheim - the First Duke of Marlborough and Prince Eugene of Savoy defeated the French in 1704 during the War of the Spanish Succession
Battle of Jena, Jena - the battle in 1806 in which Napoleon decisively defeated the Prussians
battle of Lutzen, Lutzen - a battle in the Thirty Years' War (1632); Swedes under Gustavus Adolphus defeated the Holy Roman Empire under Wallenstein; Gustavus Adolphus was killed
battle of Minden, Minden - a battle in the Seven Years' War (1759) in which the English forces and their allies defeated the French
battle of Rossbach, Rossbach - a battle in the Seven Years' War (1757); Prussian forces under Frederick the Great defeated the armies of France and Austria
battle of Teutoburger Wald, Teutoburger Wald - a battle in 9 AD in which the Germans under Arminius annihilated three Roman Legions
Buchenwald - a Nazi concentration camp for Jews in World War II that was located in central Germany
Dachau - a concentration camp for Jews created by the Nazis near Munich in southern Germany
panzer - an armored vehicle or tank
Siegfried line - German fortifications facing the Maginot Line
Hakenkreuz, swastika - the official emblem of the Nazi Party and the Third Reich; a cross with the arms bent at right angles in a clockwise direction
German language, High German, German - the standard German language; developed historically from West Germanic
Schadenfreude - delight in another person's misfortune
Weissbier, wheat beer, white beer - a general name for beers made from wheat by top fermentation; usually very pale and cloudy and effervescent
liebfraumilch - a sweetened Rhenish wine (especially one from Hesse in western Germany)
Norse mythology - the mythology of Scandinavia (shared in part by Britain and Germany) until the establishment of Christianity
Al Tawhid, al-Tawhid, Divine Unity - an Islamic terrorist cell that originated in Jordan but operates in Germany; goal is to attack Europe and Russia with chemical weapons
Baader Meinhof Gang, Baader-Meinhof Gang - a radical left-wing revolutionary terrorist group active in Germany from 1968 until 1977
Association of Islamic Groups and Communities, Caliphate State, Kaplan Group - a Turkish terrorist group of fundamentalist Muslims with ties to al-Qaeda that operates in Germany; seeks the violent overthrow of the Turkish government and the establishment of an Islamic nation modeled on Iran
Red Army Faction, RAF - a Marxist and Maoist terrorist organization in Germany; a network of underground guerillas who committed acts of violence in the service of the class struggle; a successor to the Baader-Meinhof Gang; became one of Europe's most feared terrorist groups; disbanded in 1998
Common Market, EC, EEC, European Community, European Economic Community, European Union, EU, Europe - an international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members; "he tried to take Britain into the Europen Union"
NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization - an international organization created in 1949 by the North Atlantic Treaty for purposes of collective security
Pietism - 17th and 18th-century German movement in the Lutheran Church stressing personal piety and devotion
Lower Saxony - a state in northwestern Germany
Aachen, Aix-la-Chapelle, Aken - a city in western Germany near the Dutch and Belgian borders; formerly it was Charlemagne's northern capital
Berlin, German capital - capital of Germany located in eastern Germany
Bremen - a city of northwestern Germany linked by the Weser River to the port of Bremerhaven and the North Sea; in the Middle Ages it was a leading member of the Hanseatic League
Bremerhaven - a port city in northwestern Germany at the mouth of the Weser River on the North Sea; has a deep natural harbor and is an important shipping center
Chemnitz, Karl-Marx-Stadt - a city in east central Germany; formerly called Karl-Marx-Stadt until 1990; noted for textile manufacturing
Dortmund - an industrial city in northwestern Germany; flourished from the 13th to 17th century as a member of the Hanseatic League
Dresden - a city in southeastern Germany on the Elbe River; it was almost totally destroyed by British air raids in 1945
Leipzig - a city in southeastern Germany famous for fairs; formerly a music and publishing center
Solingen - a city in west central Germany noted for cutlery
Weimar - a German city near Leipzig; scene of the adoption in 1919 of the constitution of the Weimar Republic that lasted until 1933
Bavaria - a state in southern Germany famous for its beer; site of an automobile factory
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Babys Life Deutschland GmbH, is based in Kaarst, Germany and is a 100% subsidiary of the listed Swiss Healthcare Holding Anlarop Development AG (ISIN CH0121668229, WKN: A14VX1).
Sky Deutschland is a very forward-thinking company that is embracing the Internet to give consumers a new era in television, said Steve Shannon, general manager of Content and Services at Roku.
KBC Deutschland is a specialist in the provision of corporate banking and financial services to medium-sized German firms.
htm) Vodafone inked a preliminary agreement to acquire Kabel Deutschland after raising its offer price amid a rival bid from US-based Liberty Global.
Kabel Deutschland said it would raise its dividend to 2.
Both horses were given a British official rating identical to their Irish mark, with Mourad getting 99 and Deutschland 96.
Koederitz, 47, was responsible for the business with small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and with partners of IBM Deutschland and is now chief of the sales department of the company.
Denso Automotive Deutschland GmbH (Denso Automotive Deutschland), a subsidiary of Japan-based DENSO Corporation (TYO: 6902), has expanded its Aachen Engineering Center (AEC) in Wegberg, Germany.
Bunge Deutschland is doing its utmost to minimize disruption to all involved.
Deutschland was the second cruise liner to make a commercial call at Liverpool's new landing stage last year, ahead of QE2's official inauguration.
FR and combustability (two papers tied)--"New phosphorous-based flame retardant for flexible PUR foams for automotive applications," John Sawaya, Lanxess; and Heiko Tebbe, Lanxess Deutschland GmbH; and "CPSC's new open-flame mattress flammability standard," Ryan Trainer, International Sleep Products Association.
The painting that greets visitors at the exhibition's entrance, Deutschland in Ordnung bringen (Put Germany Straight), 1983, sets the tone: It's understood, of course, that the artist himself is the one who will set things right.

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