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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.
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(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)
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(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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When the fledgling Wiemar Government did not comply with reparation costs, French troops invaded Ruhr Valley, seizing raw material as punishment.
Their topics include bestial bodies on the Jewish margins: race, ethnicity, and Otherness in medieval manuscripts illuminated for Jews; from sexual enlightenment to racial antisemitism: gender, sex, and Jewishness in Wiemar cinema's monsters; monsters in the testimonies of Holocaust survivors; the raging rabbi: aggression and agency in an early modern Yiddish werewolf tale (Mayse-bukh 1602); and rabbinic monsters: the world of wonder and rabbinic culture at the turn of the 19th century.
(34) Carl Adolf Bratter, Die Prussich-Turkische Bundnispolitik Friedrichs Des Grossen, Verlag Gustov Kiepenhauer, Wiemar, 1915, s.32-33.
Peter Gay, who wrote more than 25 books over the course of his career, including seminal works about The Enlightenment, Sigmund Freud, Mozart, and Wiemar Culture, died on Tuesday at his home in Manhattan.
Meanwhile artists such as Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele were coming into Wiemar from Vienna, with ravishing new forms of art, while in the theatre Arthur Schnitzler was setting Weimar audiences roaring with laughter with plays such La Ronde.
During the Wiemar Republic, as the Nazis gained strength, yoga enjoyed a boom among a people weary of war, inflation, unemployment and misery.
MOTTO Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956) Born in Augsburg, capital of Boavarian Swabia; a committed Marxist, criticized corruption of Wiemar Republic; marked by Nazis for execution in 1921; escaped, eventually to US.
Der blaue Engel (1930) is one of the best known and influential films to emerge from Wiemar Germany, say Kosta (German studies, U.
1997 'Female flaneurie and the symphony of the city' in Women in the Metropolis: Gender and Modernity in Wiemar Culture, ed K.