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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 currency unit of the former German Democratic Republic (aka GDR, DDR, East Germany) until 1990, abbreviated DDM.

Etymologies

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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