Definition of Ribbentrop, Joachim von in US English:

Ribbentrop, Joachim von

proper noun

  • (1893–1946), German Nazi politician. As Foreign Minister (1938–45) he signed the nonaggression pact with the Soviet Union (1939). He was convicted as a war criminal in the Nuremberg trials and hanged.

Pronunciation

Ribbentrop, Joachim von

/ˈribənˌtrōp/