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Waldheim

[wawld-hahym; German vahlt-hahym] /ˈwɔldˌhaɪm; German ˈvɑltˌhaɪm/
noun
1.
Kurt
[kurt;; German koo rt] /kɜrt;; German kʊərt/ (Show IPA),
1918–2007, Austrian diplomat: secretary-general of the United Nations 1972–82; president of Austria 1986–92.
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  • He had come to Waldheim for a holiday, because he liked the look of the station.

    The Red House Mystery A. A. Milne
  • Waldheim attracted him, and he had a suit-case in the carriage with him and money in his pocket.

    The Red House Mystery A. A. Milne
  • Coming from Waldheim, Antony had approached the house that afternoon from the other side.

    The Red House Mystery A. A. Milne
  • They would have noticed him at Waldheim, of course, but he might have managed it at Stanton.

    The Red House Mystery A. A. Milne
  • They walked in silence for half a mile or so along the road to Waldheim.

    The Red House Mystery A. A. Milne
  • So they had been compelled to go on further and then to have an automobile to bring them back to Waldheim.

  • You were kind to me once when my maid and I lost our way in trying to find the village of Waldheim.

  • I have been to the school for girls in Waldheim and managed to interest one of the teachers.

  • In pursuance of the plan to leave the hotel the American party came to see the Waldheim, and catastrophe almost ensued.

    The Street of Seven Stars Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • They were hanged, and now her body rests in Waldheim Cemetery, near the grave of those martyrs.

British Dictionary definitions for Waldheim

Waldheim

/German ˈvalthaim/
noun
1.
Kurt (kʊrt). 1918–2007, Austrian diplomat; secretary-general of the United Nations (1972–81); president of Austria (1986–92)
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