n. pl. reichsmark
A German unit of currency from 1925 to 1948.
[German : Reichs
, genitive of Reich
, realm (from
Middle High German rīch
Old High German rīchi
; see reg- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots
) + Mark
, unit of currency (from
Middle High German marke
; see MARK2
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