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German British & World English

A native or inhabitant of Germany, or a person of German descent

german New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

having the same parents (brother/sister-german)

High German British & World English

The standard literary and spoken form of German, originally used in the highlands in the south of Germany. The establishment of this form as a standard language owes much to the biblical translations of Martin Luther in the 16th century

Low German British & World English

A vernacular language spoken in much of northern Germany, more closely related to Dutch than to standard German

pan-German British & World English

Relating to or advocating pan-Germanism

High German New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

standard literary and spoken form of German

Low German New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

vernacular of northern Germany

cousin-german British & World English

Old-fashioned term for cousin.

German Bight British & World English

A shipping forecast area covering the eastern North Sea off the northern Netherlands, Germany, and southern Denmark

German Empire British & World English

An empire in German-speaking central Europe, created by Bismarck in 1871 after the Franco-Prussian War by the union of twenty-five German states under the Hohenzollern king of Prussia

German silver British & World English

A white alloy of nickel, zinc, and copper

sister-german British & World English

A sister sharing both parents with another

brother-german British & World English

A brother sharing both parents, as opposed to a half-brother or stepbrother

German measles British & World English

A contagious viral disease, with symptoms like mild measles. It can cause fetal malformation if caught in early pregnancy

German measles New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

one capital; but prefer rubella

German cockroach British & World English

A small, brown, common indoor cockroach found worldwide

Old Low German British & World English

The language of northern Germany and the Netherlands up to circa 1200, from which modern Dutch and modern Low German are derived

Old Low German New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

language of northern Germany and the Netherlands up to about 1200

German East Africa British & World English

A former German protectorate in East Africa (1891–1918), corresponding to present-day Tanzania, Rwanda, and Burundi

Middle High German British & World English

The language of southern Germany from circa 1200–1500

Middle Low German British & World English

The Low German language (spoken in northern Germany) from circa 1200–1500

Old High German British & World English

The language of southern Germany up to circa 1200, from which modern standard German is derived

German Democratic Republic British & World English

Official name for the former state of East Germany (see Germany)

German South West Africa British & World English

A former German protectorate in SW Africa (1884–1918), corresponding to present-day Namibia

German Democratic Republic New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

official name for the former state of East Germany

brothers-german in brother-german British & World English

A brother sharing both parents, as opposed to a half-brother or stepbrother

camomile British & World English

An aromatic European plant of the daisy family, with white and yellow daisy-like flowers

cousins-german in cousin-german British & World English

Old-fashioned term for cousin.

sisters-german in sister-german British & World English

A sister sharing both parents with another


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