- a city in Thuringia, in central Germany.
Examples from the Web for weimar
One of the clever things the Nazis did in the last days of the Weimar Republic was suspend freedom of the press.Japan’s Nasty Nazi-ish Elections
December 12, 2014
Gordon sat by as the Thoenes compared Israel to the battle of the Alamo and contemporary America to the Weimar Republic.Meet The Husband and Wife Novelists Talking Israel to The Christian Right
June 18, 2013
Some believe it goes back to the Weimar days, which I certainly don't doubt.Obama and Europe
May 15, 2012
He was stationed in Germany, where he experienced the tumult of the Weimar Republic.George Kennan by John Lewis Gaddis: A Review
December 9, 2011
Weimar Germany did have subcultures that were sophisticated and cosmopolitan.The End of World Violence?
October 4, 2011
He came to Weimar with a tutor to learn German when I happened to be living there.Roden's Corner
Henry Seton Merriman
Gone with the little courts that nurtured them—gone with Esterhazy and Weimar.Howards End
E. M. Forster
From Weimar to Berlin; where there are Jews to whom he has introductions.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
In 1708 he was court organist, and in 1714 concert-master in Weimar.
In 1849 he went to Weimar and accepted the post of conductor at the Court Theatre.
- a city in E central Germany, in Thuringia: a cultural centre in the 18th and early 19th century; scene of the adoption (1919) of the constitution of the Weimar Republic. Pop: 64 409 (2003 est)
Word Origin and History for weimar
in reference to the pre-1933 democratic government of Germany, 1932, from name of city in Thuringia where German constitution was drawn up in 1919. The place name is a compound of Old High German wih "holy" + mari "lake."