Oberammergau


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O·ber·am·mer·gau

 (ō′bər-äm′ər-gou′)
A town of southern Germany in the Bavarian Alps south-southwest of Munich. It is famed for its Passion plays, held every ten years since 1634 in thanksgiving for deliverance from the Black Death in 1633.

Oberammergau

(German oːbərˈamərɡau)
n
(Placename) a village in S Germany, in Bavaria in the foothills of the Alps: famous for its Passion Play, performed by the villagers every ten years (except during the World Wars) since 1634, in thanksgiving for the end of the Black Death. Pop: 5363 (2003 est)

O•ber•am•mer•gau

(ˌoʊ bərˈɑ mərˌgaʊ)

n.
a village in S Germany, SW of Munich: passion play performed every ten years. 4664.
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On the Continent of Europe, indeed, they still survive, after a fashion, in a single somewhat modernized form, the celebrated Passion Play of Oberammergau.
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HANS SCHWAIGHOFER, director of the Oberammergau Passion Play in Germany, resigned in January 1966 after the village council refused to change parts of the play that are thought to be anti-Semitic.
An avid traveler, she was thrilled to visit Alaska, Russia and a particular highlight was seeing "The Passion Play'' at Oberammergau, Germany.
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