from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of southeast Germany north-northwest of Munich. First mentioned in 1050, it became a free imperial city in the 13th century and a center of the German cultural renaissance in the 15th-16th century. From 1933 to 1938 it was the site of annual Nazi party congresses. Largely destroyed in World War II, the city served as the venue for the Allied trials of war criminals (1945-1946). Population: 501,000.

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  • proper n. A city in Bavaria, Germany.

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  • n. a city in southeastern Germany; site of Allied trials of Nazi war criminals (1945-46)


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