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Burschenschaft

[boo r-shuh n-shahft] /ˈbʊər ʃənˌʃɑft/
noun, plural Burschenschaften
[boo r-shuh n-shahf-tuh n] /ˈbʊər ʃənˌʃɑf tən/ (Show IPA).
German. (at German universities)
1.
any of certain associations of students formed to promote patriotism, Christian conduct, and liberal ideas but now primarily social fraternities.
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Burschenschaft

/ˈbʊrʃənʃaft/
noun
1.
a students' fraternity, originally one concerned with Christian ideals, patriotism, etc
Word Origin
literally: youth association
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