from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A former unit of currency in East Germany worth 100 pfennigs.
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- noun The
currencyunit of the former German Democratic Republic(aka GDR, DDR, East Germany) until 1990, abbreviated DDM.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[German : Ost, east (from Middle High German ōst, ōsten, from Old High German ōstan; see aus- in Indo-European roots) + Mark, mark (from Middle High German marke, marc; see mark).]
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