Definition of Deutschmark in English:


Syllabification: Deutsch·mark
Pronunciation: /ˈdoiCHˌmärk
(also Deutsche Mark /ˈdoiCHə/)


  • The basic monetary unit of Germany (until the introduction of the euro), equal to 100 pfennigs.
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    • Germany's euro conversion rate may be one of the easiest - almost exactly two Deutschmarks to one euro.
    • The accepted British line now contends that the French have harnessed the Germans by persuading them to give up the Deutschmark for the euro.
    • Funds flowed back into the Deutschmark from the dollar, and funds leaving the French franc were also converted into Deutschmarks.


mid 20th century: from German deutsche Mark 'German mark'.

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