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coventrieren

See also: Coventrieren

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coventrieren (third-person singular simple present coventriert, past tense coventrierte, past participle coventriert, auxiliary haben)

  1. To devastate or raze (a city) in the manner of the November 1940 aerial bombardment of Coventry, England.

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A Nazi expression used in World War II propaganda, until British and US bombing of German cities made its use inappropriate.

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