deutsche mark

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noun deut·sche mark \ˈdȯich-ˌmärk, ˈdoi-chə-ˌ\

Definition of deutsche mark

  1. :  the basic monetary unit of West Germany from 1948 to 1990 and of reunited Germany from 1990 to 2001

Variants of deutsche mark

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deutschmark

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Origin and Etymology of deutsche mark

German, German mark


First Known Use: 1948


DEUTSCHE MARK Defined for English Language Learners

deutsche mark

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noun deut·sche mark \ˈdȯich-ˌmärk, ˈdoi-chə-ˌ\

Definition of deutsche mark for English Language Learners

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


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