Definitions

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  • A common chant at political rallies in Nazi Germany, meaning roughly "Hail Victory!"
  • An evocation of the memory of the German Third Reich and Adolf Hitler.

Etymologies

From German Sieg ("victory") + Heil ("hail") (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • When Bush invaded Iraq and the journalists were told to "Sieg Heil" or face accusations of being unpatriotic, no one uttered a peep in protest.

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  • Even though, the Turkish Ali rooted for the German national team against his homeland throughout the match, Walraff "as Turk" was pelted with cigarette stubs and cries of "Sieg Heil" and "Turk, Go Home!"

    Guenther Wallraff Returns���from WAY DOWN UNDER to BLACK on WHITE

  • Banging drums and shouting "Sieg Heil," they commemorated the death of one of their leaders.

    When Neo-Nazis Run Free

  • "It was an original speech by Adolf Hitler which ended with the phrase 'Sieg Heil'," police spokesman Ruediger Carstens said, adding that the man also had a picture of Hitler standing in front of a swastika on his phone.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • The white supremacists, many of them wearing flack helmets and black military fatigue uniforms, shouted "Sieg Heil" before each of their speakers took the podium to taunt counter-protesters with racial, anti-Semitic and misogynistic epithets.

    Bossip

  • "Jesse has a long surfboard with a full-length picture of Adolf Hitler doing the 'Sieg Heil' salute, along with a swastika, in his office," explained the insider.

    The News is NowPublic.com - NowPublic.com: The News is Now Public

  • The white supremacists, many of them wearing flack helmets and military fatigue uniforms, shouted "Sieg Heil" before each of their speakers took the podium to taunt counter-protesters with racial, anti-Semitic and misogynistic epithets.

    Taipei Times

  • Austria after going on an organised visit to a former concentration camp, dressed in black T-shirts proclaiming "I love the Nazis", and giving the "Sieg Heil" salute in front of the entrance to a gas chamber.

    Independent.ie - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • But holding swastika and Dixie banners aloft, shouting "Sieg Heil," and ranting ad nauseam about how bestial colored people and queers and the Jewish media are destroying the country, and demanding that we start shooting Mexican border crossers -- well, that pretty clearly marks them as fascist, dontcha think?

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • "Sieg Heil" and "Damn Jews" by a group of mainly Arab and left-wing counter protesters.

    Svansbo

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