Definition of panzer in English:


Line breaks: pan¦zer
Pronunciation: /ˈpanzə


[usually as modifier]
  • A German armoured unit: panzer divisions
    More example sentences
    • With their motorized and panzer divisions, the German Fourth Army in the north and the Tenth in the south played a crucial role in the advance and demonstrated the efficacy of the blitzkrieg.
    • Sixteen exhausted Soviet divisions were holding units of the 2nd and 3rd German panzer groups outside the encirclement ring.
    • Grouped into corps, the panzer divisions proved tactically and operationally decisive.


from German Panzer, literally 'coat of mail'.

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