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 (wī′mär′, vī′-)
A city of central Germany southwest of Leipzig. The capital of the duchy of Saxe-Weimar, it developed as the most important cultural center in Germany after the arrival of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe in 1775. In 1919 the German National Assembly met here and established the Weimar Republic, which lasted until 1933.


(German ˈvaimar)
(Placename) a city in E central Germany, in Thuringia: a cultural centre in the 18th and early 19th century; scene of the adoption (1919) of the constitution of the Weimar Republic. Pop: 64 409 (2003 est)


(ˈvaɪ mɑr, ˈwaɪ-)

a city in Thuringia, in central Germany. 64,000.
Wei•mar′i•an, adj., n.
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Noun1.Weimar - a German city near Leipzig; scene of the adoption in 1919 of the constitution of the Weimar Republic that lasted until 1933
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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Buchenwald concentration camp was a World War II German Nazi concentration camp established on the Ettersberg (Etter Mountain) near Weimar, Germany, in July 1937.
Bimber is professor at the University of Weimar, Germany.