[ aw-fuhn-bahk, of-uhn-; for 1 also French aw-fen-bak; for 2 also German awf-uhn-bahkh ]
/ ˈɔ fənˌbɑk, ˈɒf ən-; for 1 also French ɔ fɛnˈbak; for 2 also German ˈɔf ənˌbɑx /
Jacques [zhahk], /ʒɑk/, 1819–80, French composer.
a city in S Hesse, in central Germany, on the Main River, near Frankfurt.
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How to use Offenbach in a sentence
They read good books instead of bad ones, they prefer a beautiful picture to a showy one, and Beethoven to Offenbach.
Close to my hotel there was a roofless theatre crammed with people, where they were giving Offenbach.
The tiresome article on Offenbach goes to the extremest limits about his comic spirit.
A detail to note is that the orchestra was conducted by Offenbach.
British Dictionary definitions for Offenbach (1 of 2)
a city in central Germany, on the River Main in Hesse opposite Frankfurt am Main: leather-goods industry. Pop: 119 208 (2003 est)
British Dictionary definitions for Offenbach (2 of 2)
/ (ˈɒfənˌbɑːk, French ɔfɛnbak) /
Jacques (ʒɑk). 1819–80, German-born French composer of many operettas, including Orpheus in the Underworld (1858), and of the opera The Tales of Hoffmann (1881)
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