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panzer Syllabification: pan·zer
Pronunciation: /ˈpanzər/

Definition of panzer in English:


A German armored vehicle, especially a tank used in World War II: [as modifier]: panzer divisions
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  • 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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