[ goh-tah ]

  1. a city in S Thuringia, in central Germany.

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How to use Gotha in a sentence

  • Luther set out from Erfurt, and passed through Gotha, where he again preached.

  • Above him in the fuselage sat the rear gunner, and by their combined aid the Gotha could keep all enemy planes at a safe distance.

    The Romance of Aircraft | Lawrence Yard Smith
  • The Friedrichshafen bomber was not so large as the Gotha, but in many points of construction it resembled it.

    The Romance of Aircraft | Lawrence Yard Smith
  • I somehow found myself in his Highness's territories, of which anybody may read a description in the Almanach de Gotha.

    The Fitz-Boodle Papers | William Makepeace Thackeray
  • Jim came to the door, at the sound of Saxe Gotha drinking up his little spring.

British Dictionary definitions for Gotha


/ (ˈɡəʊθə, German ˈɡoːta) /

  1. a town in central Germany, in Thuringia on the N edge of the Thuringian forest: capital of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1826–1918); noted for the Almanach de Gotha (a record of the royal and noble houses of Europe, first published in 1764). Pop: 47 158 (2003 est)

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