Definition of Sturmabteilung in English:

Sturmabteilung

Syllabification: Sturm·ab·tei·lung
Pronunciation: /ˌSHto͝ormˈäpˌtīlo͝oNG
 
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(abbreviation: SA)
A German Nazi paramilitary force formed in 1921, whose members were known in English as Brownshirts. See Brownshirt.

Origin

German, literally 'storm division'.

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