Third Reich

Third Reich
Germany under the Nazi regime, beginning in January 1933 and ending in May 1945. Literally “third empire” or “third realm”.

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  • Third Reich — Third′ Reich′ n. why Germany during the Nazi regime 1933–45 • Etymology: 1925–30; partial trans. of Gdrittes Reich …   From formal English to slang

  • Third Reich — n. REICH …   English World dictionary

  • Third Reich — Third Reich, the the period of Nazi government in Germany, led by Adolf Hitler, from 1933 to 45 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Third Reich —    The phrase “The Third Reich” was coined by the German writer Arthur Moeller von den Bruck, who in 1923 published a book entitled Das Dritte Reich, which eventually became a catchphrase that survived the Nazi regime.    See also Reich …   Historical dictionary of the Holocaust

  • Third Reich — Germany during the Nazi regime 1933 45. Cf. Reich. * * * Official designation for the Nazi Party s regime in Germany from January 1933 to May 1945. The name reflects Adolf Hitler s conception of his expansionist regime which he predicted would… …   Universalium

  • Third Reich — Nazi regime in Germany during the years 1933 45 (Reich of 1000 years) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Third Reich — noun the Nazi dictatorship under Hitler (1933 1945) (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑Nazi Germany • Hypernyms: ↑Reich …   Useful english dictionary

  • Third Reich — Nazi Germany (1933–1945) …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Third Reich — /θɜd ˈraɪk/ (say therd ruyk) noun → Reich2 (def. 4) …   Australian English dictionary

  • Third Reich/Great Pacific War series — Avalanche Press s Third Reich/Great Pacific War series is a strategic level board wargame of World War II. The series consists of two boxed games ( Third Reich and The Great Pacific War ), one supplement ( Third Reich/Great Pacific War Player s… …   Wikipedia

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