One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Frequently with capital initial. A notional country incorporating all German-speaking peoples. Now chiefly historical.
2Modern Germany, as the reunification of East and West Germany.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Quarterly Review. From pan- + Germany, the name of a country in central Europe.
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