reichs·​mark ˈrīks-ˌmärk How to pronounce reichsmark (audio)
variants or Reichsmark
plural reichsmarks or Reichsmarks also reichsmark or Reichsmark
: the German mark from 1925 to 1948

Word History


German, from Reich empire, kingdom + Mark mark

First Known Use

1924, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of reichsmark was in 1924

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Cite this Entry

“Reichsmark.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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reichs·​mark ˈrīk-ˌsmärk How to pronounce reichsmark (audio)
plural reichsmarks also reichsmark
: the German unit of money from 1925 to 1948
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