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Anschluss

Syllabification: An·schluss
Pronunciation: /ˈänˌSHlo͞os
 
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Definition of Anschluss in English:

The annexation of Austria by Germany in 1938. Hitler had forced the resignation of the Austrian chancellor by demanding that he admit Nazis into his Cabinet. The new chancellor, a pro-Nazi, invited German troops to enter the country on the pretext of restoring law and order.

Origin

German, from anschliessen 'to join'.

Words that rhyme with Anschluss

sourpuss

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