turnverein

noun
turn·​ver·​ein | \ ˈtərn-və-ˌrīn How to pronounce turnverein (audio) , ˈtu̇rn-\

Definition of turnverein

: an athletic club

First Known Use of turnverein

1852, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for turnverein

German, from turnen to perform gymnastic exercises + Verein club

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