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The idea or principle of a political unification of all Europeans speaking German or a Germanic language.
- ‘Its basic themes were German racial superiority, virulent anti-Semitism, the concept of Lebensraum, or living space, pan-Germanism and the necessity of yet another war.’
- ‘Hitler learned his anti-Semitism in Austria where he developed his ideas of pan-Germanism, Lebensraum and the master race.’
- ‘The German clubs in the cities fostered the pan-Germanism encouraged by the Empire, and the German-language press promoted pride in Imperial Germany and its culture.’
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