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

  • n. A master race.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a race that considers itself superior to all others and fitted to rule the others; -- referred to especially in NAZI racial theories.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a race that considers itself superior to all others and fitted to rule the others

Etymologies

German : Herren, genitive pl. of Herr, master; see Herr + Volk, people, nation; see volkslied.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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