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.
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Teutoburger Wald

(German ˈtɔytobʊrɡər valt)
n
(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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