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gauleiter

noun gau·lei·ter \ˈga-ˌlī-tər\

Definition of GAULEITER

1
a :  a district leader in Nazi Germany who served as a provincial governor
b :  a subordinate political official resembling a Nazi gauleiter in function or in autocratic manner
2
:  a person with an arrogant overbearing outlook or manner

Origin of GAULEITER

German, from Gau party district in Nazi Germany + Leiter leader
First Known Use: 1936

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