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

  • Bonhoeffer, Dietrich 1906-1945. German Protestant theologian whose works concern Christianity in the modern world. He was executed for his role in a plot to assassinate Hitler.

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  • n. German Lutheran theologian and pastor whose works concern Christianity in the modern world; an active opponent of Nazism, he was arrested and sent to Buchenwald and later executed (1906-1945)

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