HyperDic: germany

English > 1 sense of the word Germany:
NOUNlocationGermany, Federal Republic of Germany, Deutschland, FRGa republic in central Europe
Germany > pronunciation
Soundsjher'mahniy
Rhymesabalone ... Zuni: 221 rhymes with niy...
English > Germany: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningA republic in central Europe; split into East Germany and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990.
SynonymsFederal Republic of Germany, Deutschland, FRG
Instance ofEuropean country, European nationAny one of the countries occupying the European continent
Member ofEuropean Union, EU, European Community, EC, European Economic Community, EEC, Common Market, EuropeAn international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation / cooperation among its members
North Atlantic Treaty Organization, NATOAn international organization created in 1949 by the North Atlantic Treaty for purposes of collective security
MembersGermanA person of German nationality
SorbianA speaker of Sorbian
Part ofEuropeThe 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia)
PartsAachen, Aken, Aix-la-ChapelleA city in western Germany near the Dutch and Belgian borders
BavariaA state in southern Germany famous for its beer
Berlin, German capitalCapital of Germany located in eastern Germany
BonnA city in western Germany on the Rhine River
Braunschweig, BrunswickA city in central Germany
BremenA city of northwestern Germany linked by the Weser River to the port of Bremerhaven and the North Sea
BremerhavenA port city in northwestern Germany at the mouth of the Weser River on the North Sea
BuchenwaldA Nazi concentration camp for Jews in World War II that was located in central Germany
Chemnitz, Karl-Marx-StadtA city in east central Germany
Cologne, KolnA commercial center and river port in western Germany on the Rhine River
Constance, Lake Constance, BodenseeA lake in southeastern Germany on the northern side / side of the Swiss Alps
DachauA concentration camp for Jews created by the Nazis near Munich in southern Germany
Danube, Danube River, DanauThe 2nd longest European river (after the Volga)
DortmundAn industrial city in northwestern Germany
DresdenA city in southeastern Germany on the Elbe River
DusseldorfAn industrial city in western Germany on the Rhine
EssenA city in western Germany
Frankfurt on the Main, Frankfurt, FrankfortA German city
Frisian IslandsA chain of islands in the North Sea off the coast of northwestern Europe extending from the IJsselmeer to Jutland
Halle, Halle-an-der-SaaleA city in the Saxony region of Germany on the Saale River
HamburgA port city in northern Germany on the Elbe River that was founded by Charlemagne in the 9th century and is today the largest port in Germany
Hameln, HamelinA town in northern Germany (near Hanover) that is famous as the setting for the legend of the Pied Piper
Hannover, HanoverA port city in northwestern Germany
LeipzigA city in southeastern Germany famous for fairs
Lower SaxonyA state in northwestern Germany
LubeckA city in northwestern Germany and an important Baltic port
MannheimA city in southwestern Germany at the confluence of the Rhine and Neckar rivers
Neckar, Neckar RiverA river in Germany
Nuremberg, NurnbergA city in southeastern Germany
Oder, Oder RiverA European river
Palatinate, PfalzA territory in southwestern Germany formerly ruled by the counts palatine
PotsdamA city in northeastern Germany
Prussia, PreussenA former / former kingdom in north-central Europe including present-day northern Germany and northern Poland
Rhine, Rhine River, RheinA major European river carrying more traffic than any other river in the world
Rhineland, RheinlandA picturesque region of Germany around the Rhine river
RostockA city in northeastern Germany near the Baltic sea
Ruhr, Ruhr ValleyA major industrial and coal mining region in the valley of the Ruhr river in northwestern Germany
Ruhr, Ruhr RiverA tributary of the Rhine
Saale, Saale RiverA river that rises in central Germany and flows north to join the Elbe River
Siegfried lineGerman fortifications facing the Maginot Line
SolingenA city in west central Germany noted for cutlery
StuttgartA city in southwestern Germany famous for innovative / innovative architecture
ThuringiaA historical region of southern Germany
WeimarA German city near Leipzig
Weser, Weser RiverA river in northwestern Germany that flows northward to the North Sea near Bremerhaven
Wurzburg, WuerzburgA city of south central Germany
Region ofBaader Meinhof Gang, Baader-Meinhof GangA radical left-wing revolutionary terrorist group active / active in Germany from 1968 until 1977
Black Forest, SchwarzwaldA hilly forest / forest region in southwestern Germany
BlenheimThe First Duke of Marlborough and Prince Eugene of Savoy defeated the French in 1704 during the War of the Spanish Succession
BrownshirtA member of the Nazi SA which wore brown uniforms
German, High German, German languageThe standard German language
Jena, Battle of JenaThe battle in 1806 in which Napoleon decisively / decisively defeated the Prussians
Kaplan Group, Association of Islamic Groups and Communities, Caliphate StateA Turkish terrorist group of fundamentalist Muslims with ties to al-Qaeda that operates in Germany
Lutzen, battle of LutzenA battle in the Thirty Years' War (1632)
Minden, battle of MindenA battle in the Seven Years' War (1759) in which the English forces and their allies defeated the French
Norse mythologyThe mythology of Scandinavia (shared in part by Britain and Germany) until the establishment of Christianity
OktoberfestAn autumn festival that involves merrymaking and drinking beer
Pietism17th and 18th-century German movement in the Lutheran Church stressing personal piety and devotion
Red Army Faction, RAFA Marxist and Maoist terrorist organization in Germany
Rossbach, battle of RossbachA battle in the Seven Years' War (1757)
Schadenfreudedelight in another person's misfortune
Teutoburger Wald, battle of Teutoburger WaldA battle in 9 AD in which the Germans under Arminius annihilated three Roman Legions
Teutonsomeone (especially a German) who speaks a Germanic language
Weissbier, white beer, wheat beerA general name for beers made from wheat by top fermentation
al-Tawhid, Al Tawhid, Divine UnityAn Islamic terrorist cell that originated in Jordan but operates in Germany
liebfraumilchA sweetened Rhenish wine (especially one from Hesse in western Germany)
margraveA German nobleman ranking above a count (corresponding in rank to a British marquess)
panzerAn armored vehicle or tank
quadrillionThe number that is represented as a one followed by 24 zeros
swastika, HakenkreuzThe official emblem of the Nazi Party and the Third Reich
trillion, one million million millionThe number that is represented as a one followed by 18 zeros
SpanishAlemania, Alemania Occidental, Deutschland, Germany, República Federal Alemana, RFA
CatalanAlemania, Alemània, Alemanya, Alemanya Occidental, Deutschland, República Federal Alemanya, RFA
AdjectivesGermanof or pertaining to or characteristic of Germany or its people or language

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