Definition of pan-Germanism in English:

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pan-Germanism

Pronunciation: /panˈdʒəːmənɪz(ə)m/

noun

[mass noun]
The idea or principle of a political unification of all Europeans speaking German or a Germanic language.
Example sentences
  • Hitler learned his anti-Semitism in Austria where he developed his ideas of pan-Germanism, Lebensraum and the master race.
  • Its basic themes were German racial superiority, virulent anti-Semitism, the concept of Lebensraum, or living space, pan-Germanism and the necessity of yet another war.
  • The German clubs in the cities fostered the pan-Germanism encouraged by the Empire, and the German-language press promoted pride in Imperial Germany and its culture.

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