Herrenvolk

['hɛr(ə)nfɒlk]
noun the German nation as considered by the Nazis to be innately superior to others.
Origin
Ger., 'master race'.

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  • Herrenvolk — Her ren*volk (h[e^]r ren*f[=o]lk ), n. [German.] a race that considers itself superior to all others and fitted to rule the others; referred to especially in NAZI racial theories. Syn: master race. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Herrenvolk — Dieser Artikel bedarf einer Überarbeitung. Näheres ist auf der Diskussionsseite angegeben. Hilf mit, ihn zu verbessern, und entferne anschließend diese Markierung. Der Begriff Herrenrasse bzw. Herrenvolk war ein zentraler Begriff zur Zeit des… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • herrenvolk — noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: German Date: 1940 master race …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Herrenvolk — /herdd euhn fawlk /, n., pl. Herrenvölker / fuel keuhrdd/. German. See master race. * * * …   Universalium

  • herrenvolk — noun A master race …   Wiktionary

  • herrenvolk — her·ren·volk …   English syllables

  • Herrenvolk* — Her•ren•volk [[t]ˈhɛr ənˌfɔlk[/t]] n. [[t] ˌfœl kər[/t]] German. fot master race …   From formal English to slang

  • Herrenvolk — (Master Race)    The Nazis’ racial definition of the Aryan German people. Nazi ideology emphasized the belief that the German people by virtue of their Aryan “blood” deserved to rule over non Aryan or inferior peoples.    See also Untermensch …   Historical dictionary of the Holocaust

  • Herrenvolk — /ˈhɛrənfɒlk/ (say heruhnfolk) noun → master race. {German: nation of masters; capitalised form from the German convention of capitalising nouns} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Herrenvolk —   n. master race ; superior nation …   Dictionary of difficult words

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