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

  • A city of central Germany southwest of Leipzig. First mentioned in 975, it became the capital of the duchy of Saxe-Weimar in 1547 and developed as the most important cultural center in Germany after the arrival of Goethe in 1775. In 1919 the German National Assembly met here and established the Weimar Republic, which lasted until 1933. Population: 64,500.

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  • proper n. A city in Germany located in the Bundesland of Thuringia (German: Thüringen), north of the Thüringer Wald, east of Erfurt, and southwest of Halle and Leipzig.
  • proper n. The period in German history from 1919 to 1933, when the nation was under a constitution drafted in the city of Weimar.

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

  • n. a German city near Leipzig; scene of the adoption in 1919 of the constitution of the Weimar Republic that lasted until 1933


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