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

  • A city of central Germany west of Erfurt. First mentioned in the tenth century, it is an industrial and cultural center. The Almanach de Gotha, a record of Europe's aristocratic and royal houses, was first published here in 1763. Population: 46,500.

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  • proper n. A town and surrounding district in Thuringia, Germany


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  • Bibliothek, published in Gotha in 1790 and 1791; and the

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The German government was funding glider clubs at the time because production of military aircraft was forbidden by the Treaty of Versailles after World War I. Walter and Reimar Horten initially entered the Luftwaffe as pilots, but submitted their flying wing glider design for a long-range bomber design request. via) is often called Gotha Go 229 or Ho 229 due to the identity of the chosen manufacturer of the aircraft.


  • The general, accompanied by his staff and eight thousand soldiers, then entered that lovely little spot, called Gotha, to visit the talented and princely duke and duchess.

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  • Belgium, for one, would have fallen apart long ago had it not been for the House of Saxe-Coburg und Gotha.

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  • But Gill also gives vivid accounts of the domestic life of Victoria, who had nine children at the rate of one every two years, and the German-born Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.

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  • Simeon II, or to give him his civilian name Simeon Borisov of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, styled himself "tsar of Bulgaria" while he lived in exile.

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  • The young Karl Marx criticised the utopian egalitarianism of the German socialists' Gotha programme by saying that socialists had to accept that good workers would expect the appropriate rewards, but would also expect the problem of shirkers and poor workers to be addressed.

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  • Edward VII belonged to the House of Saxe-Coburg Gotha, named for his father, Prince Albert.

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  • Would we again need to consult Critique of the Gotha Program, or the celebrated attacks on Dühring and Lassalle?

    The Revenge of Karl Marx

  • In 1834, Leopold of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, newly named King of the Belgians, visited a town near Antwerp called Geel.

    A House Long Divided


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