Definitions

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

  • noun The German state from 1933 to 1945 under Adolf Hitler.

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  • proper noun Germany under the Nazi regime, beginning in January 1933 and ending in May 1945. Literally “third empire” or “third realm”.

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  • noun the Nazi dictatorship under Hitler (1933-1945)

Etymologies

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

[Partial translation of German (das) Dritte Reich, (the) Third Empire : dritte, third + Reich, empire; see Reich.]

Examples

  • The SHADOW of the Third Reich,which lasted just 12 years, still generates it's evil malevolent influence:

    "The Cross and the Third Reich" - new book

  • Having played a fair amount of the old Avalon Hill games Third Reich, Russian Campaign, and Panzer Leader in particular...until I stumbled across D&D on a fateful trip to a comic book store with my cousin in 1977 or so, I have learned that abstraction and scale are intimately related as game design factors.

    Abstract Combat

  • In the Third Reich - with its deeply anti-human philosophy, its racism, its assumption about the way in which some human communities existed solely for others to dominate them – it made sense for a scientist to assume that living human beings were proper objects for research.

    Archbishop's Holy Week Lecture: Faith & Science

  • Adolf Hitler (1889 - 1945) Source: 1933, quoted in The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, "Education in the Third Reich"

    Time to Hit Back Harder

  • First says how ironic that is given that the Bush family aggressively ran the US fundraising and money laundering operations for Hitler and the Third Reich right up until the US Sized their assets under the Trading with the enemies act in 1942.

    Think Progress » NYT Falsely Claims 9/11 Commission Concluded Lewinsky Distracted Clinton Admin From Terrorism

  • Các hình tượng của Đức Third Reich vẫn còn phổ biến ở nhiều subcultures ngày nay.

    ideonexus.com »2004» tháng

  • BLITZER: Well, when you say Third Reich, you're getting into very, very sensitive areas.

    CNN Transcript May 9, 2004

  • For the Third Reich had evolved its own mystic cult; under the crooked cross of the pagan swastika, the full, erotic hocus-pocus was to have come to Britain.

    England Under Hitler

  • Just as the surviving relatives of Holocaust victims sought damages from corporations which did business with the Third Reich, Palestinians need to seek compensation from those companies supplying the Israeli military.

    CommonDreams.org Headlines

  • Liberals within the academy denied or obscured his Third Reich work until Robert P. Ericksen's published work on Kittel in

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

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