panzer division

noun

Definition of panzer division

: a German armored division

Examples of panzer division in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In short order, panzer divisions barreled deep into foreign territory. New York Times, "‘Faster: How a Jewish Driver, an American Heiress, and a Legendary Car Beat Hitler’s Best,’ by Neal Bascomb: An Excerpt," 17 Mar. 2020 Only one panzer division guarded the Normandy coast beforehand. National Geographic, "'Top Secret' maps reveal the massive Allied effort behind D-Day," 3 June 2019

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First Known Use of panzer division

1938, in the meaning defined above

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“Panzer division.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/panzer%20division. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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