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

  • Bormann, Martin Ludwig 1900-1945? German Nazi official who served as Hitler's private secretary (1941-1945). He is believed to have died in May 1945, but the circumstances of his death are unknown.


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  • And there was no doubt these men — Hermann Göring himself, and Rüdolf Hess and Martin Bormann and all the rest — deserved to be punished.

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  • The naming of the thuggish Rahm Emanuel as the new Martin Bormann of the regime has caused much consternation, even among the netroots or nutroots crowd over at the Daily Kos.

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  • “National Socialism and Christianity are irreconcilable” {Martin Bormann}.

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  • One of the group produced the sort of paper spill with which one lights a pipe, and Martin Bormann, Hitler's deputy, applied a match.

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  • But Hitler’s secretary, Martin Bormann, also declared that “National Socialism [Nazism] and Christianity are irreconcilable” and Hitler didn’t squawk too much about it.

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  • However remains found in Berlin in 1972 were identified as Bormann's and he was officially declared dead by German authorities.

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  • That appearance of humanity—not just on the part of the Führer , but of Goebbels, Martin Bormann, Hermann Göring, Heinrich Himmler and lesser monsters appearing briefly—is at the root of the controversy.

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  • Bormann, a single mother of three, filed a civil suit against Fox on Tuesday asking compensation for "aggravated felonious assault and battery and the infliction of intentional emotional distress."

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  • Fox was detained and handcuffed by Cleveland police about three weeks ago after witnesses told police he punched Heather Bormann, the driver of a private party bus, multiple times in the chest, stomach and groin.

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  • Norman Stark, said Bormann was not told directly by prosecutors that charges will not be pursued and instead found out from media reports.

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