[ rom-uh l, ruhm-; German rawm-uh l ]
/ ˈrɒm əl, ˈrʌm-; German ˈrɔm əl /
Er·win [ur-win; German er-veen] /ˈɜr wɪn; German ˈɛr vin/, the Desert Fox,1891–1944, German field marshal: commander of the German forces in North Africa in World War II.
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British Dictionary definitions for erwin rommel
/ (German ˈrɔməl) /
Erwin (ˈɛrviːn), nicknamed the Desert Fox . 1891–1944, German field marshal, noted for his brilliant generalship in N Africa in World War II. Later a commander in N France, he committed suicide after the officers' plot against Hitler
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