noun see Junker

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  • junkerdom — ˈyu̇ŋkə(r)dəm noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: junker (I) + dom : the body of Junkers : Junker society lost in the anonymity of Prussian Junkerdom V.L.Albjerg …   Useful english dictionary

  • Junkerdom — /yoong keuhr deuhm/, n. 1. the Junkers as a group. 2. (sometimes l.c.) the condition or character of a Junker. 3. (sometimes l.c.) the spirit or policy of the Junkers; Junkerism. [1865 70; JUNKER + DOM] * * * …   Universalium

  • Junkerdom — n. general name for the Prussian aristocrats …   English contemporary dictionary

  • junkerdom — jun·ker·dom …   English syllables

  • Junker — noun Etymology: German, from Old High German junchērro, literally, young lord Date: 1554 a member of the Prussian landed aristocracy • Junkerdom noun • Junkerism noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Gerhard Ritter — Gerhard Albert Ritter (April 6, 1888 July 1, 1967) was a conservative German historian. Biography Ritter was born in Bad Sooden Allendorf, the son of an Lutheran clergyman. He was educated at a gymnasium in Gütersloh and at the universities of… …   Wikipedia

  • Junker — [ jʊŋkə] noun historical a German nobleman or aristocrat, especially one of the Prussian aristocracy. Derivatives junkerdom noun Origin Ger., earlier Junkher, from Mid. High Ger. junc young + herre lord …   English new terms dictionary

  • Junker —   n. landed aristocrat, especially of Prussia.    ♦ Junkerdom,    ♦ Junkerism, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Junker — n. hist. 1 a young German nobleman. 2 a member of an exclusive (Prussian) aristocratic party. Derivatives: junkerdom n. Etymology: G, earlier Junkher f. OHG (as YOUNG, HERR) …   Useful english dictionary

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