Thuringian Forest

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Thuringian Forest

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(Placename) a forested mountainous region in E central Germany, rising over 900 m (3000 ft). German name: Thüringer Wald

Thurin′gian For′est


n.
a forested mountain region in central Germany: a resort area. German, Thü•ring•er Wald (ˈtü rɪŋ ər ˌvɑlt)
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After masked horsemen impersonating robbers staged a mock kidnapping of Luther, he was secretly lodged at the castle (1) of Wartburg in Thuringerwald, probably through the intervention of Elector Friedrich the Wise.
He notes that one especially popular group, the Thuringian Forest Association (Thuringerwald Verein), had over 100 chapters and 10,000 members by 1906.