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A political union, especially the one unifying Nazi Germany and Austria in 1938.
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a political or economic union, esp the annexation of Austria by Nazi Germany (1938)
[German: from anschliessen to join]
union, esp. the political union of Austria with Germany in 1938.
[1920–25; < German: consolidation]
Germany's annexation of Austria in 1938.