noun Volks·deut·scher \ˈfōlksˌdȯichə(r)\

Definition of Volksdeutscher



  1. :  a person of German ethnic origin long settled in a central or east European country, repatriated for political reasons by the Nazi regime, and expelled into West Germany after World II

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Origin and Etymology of volksdeutscher

German, from volks (genitive of volk people, nation) + deutscher, noun, German, from deutsch, adjective, German, from Old High German diutisc — more at dutch

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quaintly unconventional or refined

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