• synonyms


  1. German name of Gliwice.
Show More
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for gleiwitz

Historical Examples of gleiwitz

  • Gleiwitz is the centre of the mining industry of Upper Silesia.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 1


  • It had all the appearance of being the Maxim's of Gleiwitz, a sordid place, reflecting all the sordid dreariness of the town.

  • The doctor's tone was so casual that you concluded spy-killing to be commonplace at Gleiwitz.

  • Coming to a square, massive building of yellowish brick—you instantly had the impression that Gleiwitz had grown up around it.

  • Two of the nurses—there are fourteen American girls at Gleiwitz—walked back with us.

British Dictionary definitions for gleiwitz


  1. the German name for Gliwice
Show More
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012