Last modified on 22 August 2014, at 20:50

Third Reich


Proper nounEdit

Third Reich

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

Usage notesEdit

Reich in German does not have all of the same connotations as empire does in English, notably it does not imply the existance of a monarchy.


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