Dingenskirchen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Dingens (thingy) +‎ -kirchen

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdɪŋənsˌkɪʁçən/, /ˈdɪŋənsˌkɪɐ̯çn̩/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Dingenskirchen n (genitive Dingenskirchen or Dingenskirchens, no plural)

  1. so-and-so, thingamajig, Anytown (placeholder name, originally restricted to placenames)
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:Dings
    wir fuhren nach Dingenskirchenwe drove to Anytown
    Frau DingenskirchenMs. Jane Doe

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