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schlager

(ˈʃlɑːɡer)
n
(Pop Music) music a type of European popular music focusing on love and feelings

schläger

(ˈʃleɪɡə)
n
(Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) a German duelling sword
[German: from schlagen to beat]
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Virtually unknown in the US, Helene Fischer is the uncontested queen of what Germans call Schlager music -- basically pop music sung in German.
The dizzying roster of activities, from sober panel discussions on the plight of Eastern European gays to a riotously fun thousands-strong evening of outdoor schlager music, had grown so varied and popular that the Pride Park needed a second venue, the city's Kulturhuset, to take up the slack with a Pride House.