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Wehrmacht Syllabification: Wehr·macht
Pronunciation: /ˈverˌmäkt/ /-ˌmäKHt/

Definition of Wehrmacht in English:

The German armed forces, especially the army, from 1921 to 1945.


German, literally 'defensive force'.

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