- a village in S Germany, SW of Munich: famous for the passion play performed there every ten years.
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But you would hardly find in Oklahoma what was found in Oberammergau.What I Saw in America
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Let's go to Oberammergau for our honeymoon, and don't let us ever go near the theatre again.The Limit
The people of Oberammergau are a humble, hard-working people.Birdseye Views of Far Lands
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I had hoped she could go to Oberammergau with me; but it is out of the question.
Oberammergau knows in such matters no law but each man's pleasure.
- a village in S Germany, in Bavaria in the foothills of the Alps: famous for its Passion Play, performed by the villagers every ten years (except during the World Wars) since 1634, in thanksgiving for the end of the Black Death. Pop: 5363 (2003 est)
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