[ bawr-muhn; German bawr-mahn ]

  1. Mar·tin Lud·wig [mahr-tn luhd-wig, lood-; German mahr-teen loot-vikh, lood-], /ˈmɑr tn ˈlʌd wɪg, ˈlʊd-; German ˈmɑr tin ˈlut vɪx, ˈlud-/, 1900–45, German Nazi official.

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How to use Bormann in a sentence

  • This fuse was superseded by one invented by General Bormann of Belgium, which greatly added to the value of case shot.

    Inventions in the Century | William Henry Doolittle
  • His voice rose in an attempt to achieve decisiveness, "Lieutenant Bormann, prepare to attack."

    Potential Enemy | Mack Reynolds
  • Bormann rose to leave, but the commissioner put out a hand to stop him.

    The Lamp That Went Out | Augusta Groner
  • Cutting-tool for opening the Bormann fuze, one in each box of shell and shrapnel.

British Dictionary definitions for Bormann


/ (German ˈbɔrman) /

  1. Martin . 1900–45, German Nazi politician; Hitler's adviser and private secretary (1942–45): committed suicide

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