a NW section of Philadelphia, Pa.: American defeat by British 1777.
a town in SW Tennessee.
a town in SE Wisconsin.
Informal. any U.S. city neighborhood heavily populated with persons of German descent.
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How to use Germantown in a sentence
Two people were hurt Friday morning after a crash involving an overturned truck and a vehicle along southbound Interstate 270 in the Germantown area.Truck overturns on I-270 in Maryland; two people were trapped | Dana Hedgpeth | July 9, 2021 | Washington Post
The governor said local politicians “jumped the gun” in announcing plans for such a clinic in Germantown.Maryland to broaden vaccine eligibility Tuesday; residents 16 and up eligible by April 27 | Erin Cox, Ovetta Wiggins | March 18, 2021 | Washington Post
The apartment — also along Frederick Road — is about four miles away in Germantown.Man apparently experiencing paranoia is accused of killing his mother | Dan Morse | January 5, 2021 | Washington Post
For Nancy Ramos of Germantown, the program helped her fill a child-care gap while she works as a restaurant manager.‘Equity hubs’ give families struggling financially a chance at pandemic pods | Donna St. George | December 25, 2020 | Washington Post
Tevah is a moderator on a group for her Germantown neighborhood, which has more than 7,000 members.
They had three young children and lived in the Germantown section of Philadelphia.
They retreated to Chester that night, marched the next day toward Philadelphia, and encamped near Germantown.Elsie's Vacation and After Events | Martha Finley
Hoping to drive them away, Washington surprised them, one morning, at Germantown.The Story of the Thirteen Colonies | H. A. (Hlne Adeline) Guerber
Use Germantown worsted, white or any desired color, with a hook large enough to carry the yarn smoothly.Handbook of Wool Knitting and Crochet | Anonymous
Use Germantown wool, cream-white or any color desired, and bone hook size 4, or a hook large enough to carry the wool easily.Handbook of Wool Knitting and Crochet | Anonymous
"I envy you," said Wynne, with swift remembrance of the market-place in Germantown, the glow of battle in his gray Welsh eyes.The Red City | S. Weir Mitchell