from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • An ancient region of central Europe corresponding largely with present-day Germany but extending west into the Low Countries and what is now northeast France. The portions of Germania west of the Rhine and south of the Danube were conquered and colonized by the Roman Empire, while most of the land to the east and north of those rivers remained largely in the hands of Germanic tribes.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Germany personified.
  • noun Gipsy-language; thieves' cant; jargon; gibberish.


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  • Clemens Winkler named germanium from the Latin word Germania meaning Germany.


  • Nothing remains for them but to vacate their professors 'chairs, and -- according to Virchow and the "Germania" -- the "Modern Polity" would be in duty bound to deprive them of their liberty of teaching if they did not voluntarily renounce it.

    Freie wissenschaft und freie lehr. English

  • Hitler planned essentially to replace the core of Berlin with a city called Germania, built from marble and granite to last a thousand years.

    The Mythology of Munich

  • Chapter Eleven Besides the great expanse across the Rhine known as Germania, there were also the lands bordering the Danube, that sister river of the Rhine, which ran thirteen hundred miles until it reached the Euxine Sea.

    The Eternal Mercenary

  • Hibernia, and Kummc would produce from under the counter a paper called Germania, and the two would denounce "perfidious Albion" by the hour.

    Jimmie Higgins

  • Cornelius Tacitus, best known for his grimly disillusioned history of Rome's wicked emperors, was also the author of a short ethnographic treatise on the German tribes, known as the Germania.

    Slate Magazine

  • As a result Germania, which is rolling over its fleet of Boeing 737s, will become a new


  • As a result Germania, which is rolling over its fleet of Boeing 737s, will become a new


  • Peering down from another was Albert Speer, Hitler's court architect, who had his own model, which notoriously turned the city into "Germania," the gigantesque capital of Hitler's 1,000-year Reich.

    Berlin's Fulfilled Dreams and Empty Spaces

  • "Germania" sets out to counter anti-German prejudice by celebrating the quirky, often cosmopolitan aspects of German history and culture that are at odds with the caricature of a monolithic, ruthlessly efficient and aggressively Teutonic state, associated first with Prussian expansionism and then, notoriously, with the totalitarianism of the Third Reich.

    Teutonic Temptations


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