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Examples from the Web for oberammergau

Historical Examples of oberammergau

  • But you would hardly find in Oklahoma what was found in Oberammergau.

    What I Saw in America

    G. K. Chesterton

  • Let's go to Oberammergau for our honeymoon, and don't let us ever go near the theatre again.

    The Limit

    Ada Leverson

  • The people of Oberammergau are a humble, hard-working people.

  • I had hoped she could go to Oberammergau with me; but it is out of the question.

    Glimpses of Three Coasts

    Helen Hunt Jackson

  • Oberammergau knows in such matters no law but each man's pleasure.

    Glimpses of Three Coasts

    Helen Hunt Jackson

British Dictionary definitions for oberammergau


  1. a village in S Germany, in Bavaria in the foothills of the Alps: famous for its Passion Play, performed by the villagers every ten years (except during the World Wars) since 1634, in thanksgiving for the end of the Black Death. Pop: 5363 (2003 est)
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