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Weimar Republic

Syllabification: Wei·mar Re·pub·lic

Definition of Weimar Republic in English:

The German republic of 1919–33, so called because its constitution was drawn up at Weimar. The republic was faced with huge reparation costs deriving from the Treaty of Versailles as well as soaring inflation and high unemployment. The 1920s saw a growth in support for right-wing groups, and the Republic was eventually overthrown by the Nazi Party of Adolf Hitler.

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