Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The mark, current throughout the German empire.

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Examples

  • A currency reform that he helped to design was slated to replace the feeble old Reichsmark with the new Deutsche mark in all three Western zones on June 20.

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  • As of June 24, 1948, new notes will be introduced for the entire territory of the Soviet-occupied zone in Germany and the greater Berlin area: the Reichsmark and Rentenmark, as formerly, with special coupons stuck on . . .

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  • The old Reichsmark coins retained their old market value in West Berlin for a certain period of time.

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  • At age 32, under Nazi rule, he was imprisoned at the Dachau concentration camp until he signed over his family's fortune for one Reichsmark.

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  • The Nazis were the National _Socialists_, remember, and I will bet you a Reichsmark to a shiny Euro that the VB was named with that in mind.

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  • On Sunday evening, June 20, 1948, Erhard went on the radio and announced that the almost worthless Reichsmark would be replaced by a new currency, the Deutschmark.

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  • Read more the "100 million" Reichsmark note actually is worth 100 BILLION.

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  • They are familiar with the fate of the assignat, the mandat, the Reichsmark, not to mention the Continental.

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  • Hitler came to power after the German Reichsmark collapsed.

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  • That is deep in the bones of all Germans, because they have all gotten from their parents, or their grandparents or great-grandparents these Reichsmark bank notes-1 billion, 1 trillion-and everyone knows that that means the huge devaluation of the life savings of the mass of the people.

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