Definition of Germanization in US English:


(British Germanisation)


  • See Germanize

    • ‘In the east, German protectorates would be established over Poland and the Baltic provinces that would ensure their continuing Germanization.’
    • ‘In these regions policies of Protestantization combined with those of Germanization in the effort to create a unified Reich.’
    • ‘Attempts at Germanization and Russification only fired up Polish nationalism - or indeed nationalisms.’
    • ‘The capstone to Billow's Polenpolitik was his school language policy, introduced in 1900, which effectively completed the Germanization of schools in the Prussian East.’
    • ‘After 1911 it had its own constitution and progress was made toward Germanisation in the region.’