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Deutschmark Line breaks: Deutsch|mark
Pronunciation: /ˈdɔɪtʃmɑːk/
(also Deutsche Mark ˈdɔɪtʃə mɑːkˌdɔytʃə ˈmark)

Definition of Deutschmark in English:


(Until the introduction of the euro in 2002) the basic monetary unit of Germany, equal to 100 pfennig.
Example sentences
  • Germany's euro conversion rate may be one of the easiest - almost exactly two Deutschmarks to one euro.
  • The accepted British line now contends that the French have harnessed the Germans by persuading them to give up the Deutschmark for the euro.
  • Funds flowed back into the Deutschmark from the dollar, and funds leaving the French franc were also converted into Deutschmarks.


From German deutsche Mark 'German mark'.

Words that rhyme with Deutschmark

bookmark • footmark

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