panzer division


: a German armored division

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web In short order, panzer divisions barreled deep into foreign territory. New York Times, 17 Mar. 2020 Only one panzer division guarded the Normandy coast beforehand. National Geographic, 3 June 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1938, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of panzer division was in 1938

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“Panzer division.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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