Teutoburger Wald


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Teu·to·bur·ger Wald

 (to͞o′tə-bûr′gər wôld′, toi′tō-bo͝or′gər vält′)
A range of wooded hills in northwest Germany between the upper Ems and Weser Rivers. It was the site of a victory by Arminius over Roman legions in ad 9.

Teutoburger Wald

(German ˈtɔytobʊrɡər valt)
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(Placename) a low wooded mountain range in N Germany: possible site of the annihilation of three Roman legions by Germans under Arminius in 9 ad
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Noun1.Teutoburger Wald - a battle in 9 AD in which the Germans under Arminius annihilated three Roman Legions
Deutschland, FRG, Germany, Federal Republic of Germany - a republic in central Europe; split into East Germany and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990
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Various historians now seek to provide a pedigree for contemporary success, just as earlier generations had variously sought the roots of the Victorian triumph in the groves of Akademos, the Teutoburger Wald, or the meeting rooms of the Royal Society.
Thematic Links: Germany--Romans--Battle of Teutoburger Wald
After crossing the Dortmund-Elms Canal the regiment tried to secure the thickly-wooded hills of the Teutoburger Wald forest, but unknown to the Welshmen the hills hid an elite force of officer-cadets with seasoned NCO instructors who were all fanatical Nazis.