Blitz

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English[edit]

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Short for Blitzkrieg.

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Blitz

  1. The series of air raids launched on various cities in Britain (not just London) by the German airforce in 1940-1. They were also known as the Baedeker Raids.

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German.

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Blitz m (genitive Blitzes, plural Blitze)

  1. (weather) lightning
  2. (optical) flash

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