Share this entry

Share this page

Hindenburg Line

Line breaks: Hin¦den|burg Line

Definition of Hindenburg Line in English:

(In the First World War) a German fortified line of defence on the Western Front to which Paul von Hindenburg directed retreat and which was not breached until near the end of the war. Also called Siegfried Line.

Definition of Hindenburg Line in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day jaunt
Pronunciation: dʒɔːnt
noun
a short excursion or journey made for pleasure