Share this entry

Share this page

Kotzebue, August von

Line breaks: Au¦gust von Kotze|bue
Pronunciation: /ˈkɒtsɪb(j)uː
 
/

Definition of Kotzebue, August von in English:

( 1761–1819), German dramatist. His many plays were popular in both Germany and England. He was a political informant to Tsar Alexander I and was assassinated by the Germans.

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 cumbersome
Pronunciation: ˈkʌmbəs(ə)m
adjective
large or heavy and therefore difficult to carry…