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Definition of Germans

German
German Ger"man, a. [L. Germanus. See German, n.] Of or pertaining to Germany. German Baptists. See Dunker. German bit, a wood-boring tool, having a long elliptical pod and a scew point. German carp (Zo["o]l.), the crucian carp. German millet (Bot.), a kind of millet (Setaria Italica, var.), whose seed is sometimes used for food. German paste, a prepared food for caged birds. German process (Metal.), the process of reducing copper ore in a blast furnace, after roasting, if necessary. --Raymond. German sarsaparilla, a substitute for sarsaparilla extract. German sausage, a polony, or gut stuffed with meat partly cooked. German silver (Chem.), a silver-white alloy, hard and tough, but malleable and ductile, and quite permanent in the air. It contains nickel, copper, and zinc in varying proportions, and was originally made from old copper slag at Henneberg. A small amount of iron is sometimes added to make it whiter and harder. It is essentially identical with the Chinese alloy packfong. It was formerly much used for tableware, knife handles, frames, cases, bearings of machinery, etc., but is now largely superseded by other white alloys. German steel (Metal.), a metal made from bog iron ore in a forge, with charcoal for fuel. German text (Typog.), a character resembling modern German type, used in English printing for ornamental headings, etc., as in the words, Note: This line is German Text. German tinder. See Amadou.
German
German Ger"man, a. [OE. german, germain, F. germain, fr. L. germanus full, own (said of brothers and sisters who have the same parents); akin to germen germ. Cf. Germ, Germane.] Nearly related; closely akin. Wert thou a leopard, thou wert german to the lion. --Shak. Brother german. See Brother german. Cousins german. See the Note under Cousin.

Meaning of Germans from wikipedia

- name for the Germans in English. The term "Germans" may also be applied to any citizen, native or inhabitant of Germany, a person of German descent, or...
- and Germany was declared a federal republic. Germany's new leadership signed the Treaty of Versailles in 1919, accepting defeat by the Allies. Germans perceived...
- German(s) may refer to: Germany (of or related to) Germania (historical use) Germans, citizens of Germany, people of German ancestry, or native speakers...
- Company settled thousands of German pioneers in French Louisiana during 1721. It encouraged Germans, particularly Germans of the Alsatian region who had...
- Union in 1991, many ethnic Germans had emigrated and the po****tion fell by half to roughly one million. 597,212 Germans self-identified as such in the...
- German. For instance, the Alsatians and Hessians were simply called Germans once they set foot in their new homelands. Volksdeutsche ("ethnic Germans")...
- transported Germans from Crimea to Central Asia. Between 1944 and 1948, millions of people, including ethnic Germans (Volksdeutsche) and German citizens...
- Baltic Germans (German: Deutsch-Balten or Deutschbalten, later Baltendeutsche; and остзейцы ostzeitsy 'Balters' in Russian) are ethnic German inhabitants...
- 1999, there were 353,441 Germans remaining in Kazakhstan. A small number of Germans have returned to Kazakhstan from Germany during the last several years...
- ethnic Germans to the West.[citation needed] In the late 1980s and 1990s, many of the remaining ethnic Germans moved from the Soviet Union to Germany. In...