Definition of Sturmabteilung in US English:

Sturmabteilung

(also SA)

proper noun

  • A German Nazi paramilitary force formed in 1921, whose members were known in English as Brownshirts.

Origin

German, literally ‘storm division’.

Pronunciation

Sturmabteilung

/ˈSHto͝ormˌabˌtīlo͝oNG/