Volksdeutscher

noun Volks·deut·scher \ ˈfōlksˌdȯichə(r) \

Definition of Volksdeutscher

plural Volksdeutsche \-chə\
: a person of German ethnic origin long settled in a central or east European country, repatriated for political reasons by the Nazi regime, and expelled into West Germany after World II

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Origin and Etymology of volksdeutscher

German, from volks (genitive of volk people, nation) + deutscher, noun, German, from deutsch, adjective, German, from Old High German diutisc


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