noun, German History.
the lower house of the parliament during the period of the Second Reich and the Weimar Republic.
Also called diet. (in medieval Germany) the estates or a meeting of the estates
the legislative assembly representing the people in the North German Confederation (1867–71) and in the German empire (1871–1919)
the sovereign assembly of the Weimar Republic (1919–33)
the building in Berlin in which this assembly met and from 1999 in which the German government meets: its destruction by fire on Feb 27, 1933 (probably by agents of the Nazi government) marked the end of Weimar democracy. It was restored in the 1990s following German reunification
noun 1. Tadeus [tah-dey-oo s] /tɑˈdeɪ ʊs/ (Show IPA), 1897–1996, Swiss chemist, born in Poland: Nobel Prize in medicine 1950. Reichstein Reich·stein (rīk’stīn’, rīKH’shtīn’), Tadeus. Born 1897. Polish-born Swiss chemist. He shared a 1950 Nobel Prize for discoveries concerning the hormones of the adrenal cortex.
[rahyks-tah-ler; German rahykhs-tah-luh r] /ˈraɪksˌtɑ lər; German ˈraɪxsˌtɑ lər/ noun, plural reichsthaler, reichsthalers. 1. a silver thaler of Germany, originally issued in 1566; rix-dollar.
noun 1. the 100,000-man army Germany was permitted to maintain under the Versailles Treaty after World War I: the limit was secretly exceeded.
noun 1. Sir George Huston, 1845–1918, Australian statesman, born in Scotland: prime minister 1904–05. 2. Thomas, 1710–96, Scottish philosopher. 3. Whitelaw [hwahyt-law,, wahyt-] /ˈʰwaɪtˌlɔ,, ˌwaɪt-/ (Show IPA), 1837–1912, U.S. diplomat and journalist. 4. a male given name, form of Read. noun 1. Sir George Houston. 1845–1918, Australian statesman, born in Scotland: premier of New South […]