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Goering

[gair-ing, gur-; German gœ-ring]
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noun
  1. Her·mann Wil·helm [her-mahn vil-helm, hur-muh n wil-helm; German her-mahn vil-helm] /ˈhɛr mɑn ˈvɪl hɛlm, ˈhɜr mən ˈwɪl hɛlm; German ˈhɛr mɑn ˈvɪl hɛlm/. Göring, Hermann Wilhelm.
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Göring

or Goe·ring

[gair-ing, gur-; German gœ-ring]
noun
  1. Her·mann Wil·helm [her-mahn vil-helm, hur-muh n-wil-helm; German her-mahn vil-helm] /ˈhɛr mɑn ˈvɪl hɛlm, ˈhɜr mənˈwɪl hɛlm; German ˈhɛr mɑn ˈvɪl hɛlm/, 1893–1946, German field marshal and Nazi party leader.
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Examples from the Web for goering

Historical Examples

  • "If Goering's little boys will let us," Freddy murmured as he dropped into step.

    Dave Dawson with the R.A.F

    R. Sidney Bowen

  • But Uncle Goering will know different when he gets the raiding reports.

  • Reminiscent of Goering's with the frozen men and the naked gypsy girls.

    The Big Time

    Fritz Reuter Leiber

  • And I was suddenly aware that the map Goering pointed to so frequently was a map of Austria.

    Rats in the Belfry

    John York Cabot

  • Goering wheeled from the map on the wall, glaring wildly around the room.

    Rats in the Belfry

    John York Cabot


British Dictionary definitions for goering

Goering

noun
  1. See Göring
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Göring

Goering

noun
  1. Hermann Wilhelm (ˈhɛrman ˈvɪlhɛlm). 1893–1946, German Nazi leader and field marshal. He commanded Hitler's storm troops (1923) and as Prussian prime minister and German commissioner for aviation (1933–45) he founded the Gestapo and mobilized Germany for war. Sentenced to death at Nuremberg, he committed suicide
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