Definitions

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

  • noun A German unit of currency from 1925 to 1948.

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  • noun The monetary unit in Germany between 1924 and 1948.

Etymologies

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

[German : Reichs, genitive of Reich, realm (from Middle High German rīch, from Old High German rīchi; see reg- in Indo-European roots) + Mark, unit of currency (from Middle High German marke; see mark).]

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German

Examples

  • A new reichsmark replaced the rentenmark a year later, at 1:1, putting Germany's return to a gold standard on a more long-term basis.

    In Hyperinflation's Aftermath, How Germany Went Back to Gold

  • A new reichsmark replaced the rentenmark a year later, at 1:1, putting Germany's return to a gold standard on a more long-term basis.

    In Hyperinflation's Aftermath, How Germany Went Back to Gold

  • What I most noticed from that old DB (Deutschebahn) video is that every segment started with the refrain that the end of WWII had seen the poor Reichsbahn left with over 8,000,000,000 reichsmark in damages.

    How a Train Station in Wiesbaden Became Confrontation Between the Bundesbahn and its Nazi Reich

  • Scheuchzer in Berlin; this memorial had cost no more than twelve thousand reichsmark.

    The War with the Newts

  • The mark was the name of a German, English and Scottish weight traceable to the year 886; in 1946, the deutsche mark replaced the reichsmark and became the symbol of German financial stability.

    No Uncertain Terms

  • The mark was the name of a German, English and Scottish weight traceable to the year 886; in 1946, the deutsche mark replaced the reichsmark and became the symbol of German financial stability.

    No Uncertain Terms

  • The mark was the name of a German, English and Scottish weight traceable to the year 886; in 1946, the deutsche mark replaced the reichsmark and became the symbol of German financial stability.

    No Uncertain Terms

  • The mark was the name of a German, English and Scottish weight traceable to the year 886; in 1946, the deutsche mark replaced the reichsmark and became the symbol of German financial stability.

    No Uncertain Terms

  • The working currency of the country was not the reichsmark but cartons of Lucky Strike cigarettes, favored by American GIs.

    The Commanding Heights

  • The working currency of the country was not the reichsmark but cartons of Lucky Strike cigarettes, favored by American GIs.

    THE COMMANDING HEIGHTS

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