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Tirpitz

[tir-pits]
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noun
  1. Al·fred von [ahl-freyt fuh n] /ˈɑl freɪt fən/, 1849–1930, German admiral and statesman.
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Examples from the Web for tirpitz

Historical Examples

  • Admiral Tirpitz now went ahead with the program approved by me.

    The Kaiser's Memoirs</p>

    William II, German Emperor

  • Tirpitz can do and dares to do what many others do not dare.

    The Kaiser's Memoirs</p>

    William II, German Emperor

  • Instead of that, a policy of fear of Tirpitz has been pursued.

  • In Germany the idea was regarded as a vital one throughout by Tirpitz.

    Before the War</p>

    Viscount Richard Burton Haldane

  • Tirpitz had been deeply impressed by the writings of Admiral Mahan.

    Before the War</p>

    Viscount Richard Burton Haldane


British Dictionary definitions for tirpitz

Tirpitz

noun
  1. Alfred von (ˈalfreːt fɔn). 1849–1930, German admiral: as secretary of state for the Imperial Navy (1897–1916), he created the modern German navy, which challenged British supremacy at sea
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