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Wilhelmstrasse

[vil-helm-shtrah-suh]
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noun
  1. a street in Berlin, Germany: location of the German foreign office and other government buildings until 1945.
  2. (formerly) the foreign office and policies of the German government.
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Examples from the Web for wilhelmstrasse

Historical Examples

  • Petersburg was then in the throes of a general strike—which the Wilhelmstrasse had engineered.

    The Paliser case

    Edgar Saltus

  • The last time I was there, I looked down the Wilhelmstrasse and it got up and threatened me.

    The Paliser case

    Edgar Saltus

  • But no more than the troupe of white-collared comedians in Wilhelmstrasse or Washington.

    Erik Dorn

    Ben Hecht

  • "Merely that the Wilhelmstrasse is skillful, Herr Windt," he replied.

    The Secret Witness

    George Gibbs

  • He has already written to the Wilhelmstrasse in your behalf.

    The Secret Witness

    George Gibbs


British Dictionary definitions for wilhelmstrasse

Wilhelmstrasse

noun
  1. a street in the centre of Berlin, where the German foreign office and other government buildings were situated until 1945
  2. Germany's ministry of foreign affairs until 1945
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