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Reichsmark

Syllabification: Reichs·mark
Pronunciation: /ˈrīksˌmärk, ˈrīKHs-
 
/

Definition of Reichsmark in English:

noun

The basic monetary unit of the Third Reich, replaced in 1948 by the Deutschmark.
Example sentences
  • After they made it out of the extensive mob of passengers they exchanged their Reichsmarks for Francs.
  • Personal belongings such as watches and trinkets were distributed or sold to SS personnel, but many valuables - including gold bars and currency - worth millions of Reichsmarks were also collected.
  • In early 1942 Kodak's branch in Spain imported items from Germany worth at least 17,000 Reichsmarks.

Origin

German.

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