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Junkerdom

[ yoong-ker-duhm ]

noun

  1. the Junkers Junkers as a group.
  2. (sometimes lowercase) the condition or character of a Junker.
  3. (sometimes lowercase) the spirit or policy of the Junkers; Junkers; Junkerism.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of Junkerdom1

First recorded in 1865–70; Junker + -dom

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Example Sentences

We need scarcely say the Prussian army has been the tool of Junkerdom and reaction ever since.

What will be the quality of the monarch and court and junkerdom that will face this awaking new Germany?

It serves at home and abroad the interests of Junkerdom, capitalism, and militarism.

As such it not infrequently deteriorates into the idle sound and fury of Junkerdom, Chauvinism and Jingoism.

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