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A former unit of currency in East Germany worth 100 pfennigs.
[German : Ost, east (from Middle High German ōst, ōsten, from Old High German ōstan; see aus- in Indo-European roots) + Mark, mark (from Middle High German marke, marc; see mark2).]
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Ostmark(ˈɒstˌmɑːk; German ˈɔstmark)
(Currencies) (formerly) the standard monetary unit of East Germany, divided into 100 pfennigs
[German, literally: east mark]
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the former basic monetary unit of East Germany: replaced by the West German mark in 1990.
[1945–50; < German: east mark]
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