- a street in Berlin, Germany: location of the German foreign office and other government buildings until 1945.
- (formerly) the foreign office and policies of the German government.
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Examples from the Web for wilhelmstrasse
Petersburg was then in the throes of a general strike—which the Wilhelmstrasse had engineered.
The last time I was there, I looked down the Wilhelmstrasse and it got up and threatened me.
But no more than the troupe of white-collared comedians in Wilhelmstrasse or Washington.Erik Dorn
"Merely that the Wilhelmstrasse is skillful, Herr Windt," he replied.
He has already written to the Wilhelmstrasse in your behalf.
- a street in the centre of Berlin, where the German foreign office and other government buildings were situated until 1945
- Germany's ministry of foreign affairs until 1945
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