Nuremberg trials [(noor-uhm-burg)]
Trials of Nazi leaders conducted after World War II. A court set up by the victorious Allies tried twenty-two former officials, including Hermann Goering, in Nuremberg, Germany, for war crimes. Goering and eleven others were sentenced to death. Many of the highest officials of Nazi Germany, including Adolf Hitler, Joseph Goebbels, and Heinrich Himmler, had committed suicide before they could be brought to trial, and Goering killed himself before he could be executed.
Note: Several of those accused at the Nuremberg trials offered the defense that they were merely carrying out the orders of their superiors. This defense was not accepted.
noun 1. . noun 1. a moderate to strong purple color. 2. a pigment used in painting, consisting of manganese ammonium phosphate and characterized chiefly by its purple color and permanence in oils and tempera.
[noo-rey-ef, -ev; Russian noo-ryey-yif] /nʊˈreɪ ɛf, -ɛv; Russian nuˈryeɪ yɪf/ noun 1. Rudolf (Hametovich) [khuh-mye-tuh-vyich] /xʌˈmyɛ tə vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA), 1938–93, Russian ballet dancer and choreographer; Austrian citizen 1982. /ˈnjʊərɪɛf; njʊˈreɪ-/ noun 1. Rudolf. 1938–93, Austrian ballet dancer, born in the Soviet Union: he lived in England (1961–83) and France (1983–89). He became an Austrian […]
/ˌnʊəˈhɑːtʃɪ/ noun 1. 1559–1626, Manchurian leader, who unified the Manchurian state and began (1618) the Manchurian conquest of China
/ˈnʊərɪ/ noun 1. Also called Kafir, (pl) -ris, -ri. a member of an Indo-European people of Nuristan and neighbouring parts of Pakistan 2. Also called Kafiri. the Indo-Iranian language of this people