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Nuremberg

[noo r-uh m-burg, nyoo r-]
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noun
  1. a city in central Bavaria, in SE Germany: site of international trials (1945–46) of Nazis accused of war crimes.
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German Nürnberg.
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  • Should I really have cared so much for Lucerne and Nuremberg if you hadn't been with me?

  • How comes he so finely dressed, the son of the modest Nuremberg goldsmith?

    Albert Durer

    T. Sturge Moore

  • The following is the story of the picture's wanderings, as told at Nuremberg.

    Albert Durer

    T. Sturge Moore

  • Let all the world behold how fine the artist of Nuremberg is.

    Albert Durer

    T. Sturge Moore

  • The first German line was built between the cities of Nuremberg and Furth in 1835.

    The Railroad Question

    William Larrabee


British Dictionary definitions for nuremberg

Nuremberg

noun
  1. a city in S Germany, in N Bavaria: scene of annual Nazi rallies (1933–38), the anti-Semitic Nuremberg decrees (1935), and the trials of Nazi leaders for their war crimes (1945–46); important metalworking and electrical industries. Pop: 493 553 (2003 est)German name: Nürnberg
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Word Origin and History for nuremberg

Nuremberg

city in northern Bavaria, from German Nürnberg, Medieval Latin Norinberga. Second element is Berg "mountain," first element of unknown origin. Associated with the Nazis and site of mass party rallies every September during the Third Reich. The Nuremberg Laws (1935) barred Jews from German citizenship and forbid intermarriage with Aryans. The Nuremberg trials for war crimes and crimes against humanity were held 1945-6.

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