reichsmark


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reichs·mark

 (rīks′märk′, rīKHs′-)
n. pl. reichsmark or reichs·marks
A German unit of currency from 1925 to 1948.

[German : Reichs, genitive of Reich, realm (from Middle High German rīch, from Old High German rīchi; see reg- in Indo-European roots) + Mark, unit of currency (from Middle High German marke; see mark2).]
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Reichsmark

(ˈraɪksˌmɑːk; German ˈraiçsmark)
n, pl -marks or -mark
(Currencies) the standard monetary unit of Germany between 1924 and 1948, divided into 100 Reichspfennigs
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reichs•mark

(ˈraɪksˌmɑrk, ˈraɪxs-)

n., pl. -marks, -mark.
the monetary unit of Germany from November 1924 until 1948.
[1870–75; < German: Reich mark]
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