Deutsche mark

Deutsche mark

[doi-chuh, doich]
noun
a cupronickel coin and monetary unit of Germany until the euro was adopted, equal to 100 pfennigs. Abbreviation: DM
Also, Deutschemark.
Compare ostmark.


Origin:
1945–50; < German: German mark

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Deutschmark or Deutsche Mark (ˈdɔɪtʃˌmɑːk, ˈdɔɪtʃə)
 
n
DM the former standard monetary unit of Germany, divided into 100 pfennigs; replaced by the euro in 2002: until 1990 the standard monetary unit of West Germany
 
Deutsche Mark or Deutsche Mark
 
n

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deutsche mark

former monetary unit of Germany.

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