German mark

noun

Definition of German mark

:a basic unit of money that was formerly used in Germany; also :a coin or bill representing one mark

Word by Word Definitions

german play
  1. : having the same parents or the same grandparents on either the maternal or paternal side

  1. : a near relative

  1. : a member of any of the Germanic peoples inhabiting western Europe in Roman times

  2. : a native or inhabitant of Germany

  3. : a person of German descent

  1. : of, relating to, or characteristic of Germany, the Germans, or German

mark play
  1. : a boundary land

  2. : a conspicuous object serving as a guide for travelers

  3. : something (such as a line, notch, or fixed object) designed to record position

  1. : to fix or trace out the bounds or limits of

  2. : to plot the course of : chart

  3. : to set apart by or as if by a line or boundary

  1. : any of various old European units of weight used especially for gold and silver

  2. : a unit of value:

  3. : an old English unit equal to 13s 4d

  1. : an early Jewish Christian traditionally identified as the writer of the Gospel of Mark —called also John Mark

  2. : the second Gospel (see 1gospel 1) in the New Testament — see Bible Table

  3. : a king of Cornwall, uncle of Tristram, and husband of Isolde


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