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Luftwaffe

[ looft-vahf-uh ]
/ ˈlʊftˌvɑf ə /
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noun German.
air force.
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British Dictionary definitions for Luftwaffe

Luftwaffe
/ German (ˈlʊftvafə) /

noun
the German Air Force

Word Origin for Luftwaffe

C20: German, literally: air weapon
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Cultural definitions for Luftwaffe

Luftwaffe
[ (looft-vah-fuh) ]

The German air force in World War II. (See blitzkrieg and Battle of Britain.)

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