burschenschaften

Burschenschaft

[boor-shuhn-shahft]
noun, plural Burschenschaften [boor-shuhn-shahf-tuhn] . German. (at German universities)
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)
 
n
a students' fraternity, originally one concerned with Christian ideals, patriotism, etc
 
[literally: youth association]

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