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A victory salute used originally by Nazis at political rallies.
- ‘The border between satirical and offensive usage of the term "Sieg Heil" is sometimes ambiguous, and comedians using it for humorous purposes have sometimes been accused of anti-Semitism.’
- ‘The words "Sieg Heil" and "Heil Hitler" are also used satirically in modern times, though they may be considered offensive.’
German, literally ‘hail victory!’.
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