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Webster Dictionary

  1. Landsturmnoun

    that part of the reserve force in Germany which is called out last

  2. Etymology: [G. See Land; Storm.]


  1. Landsturm

    German-speaking countries used the word Landsturm to refer to third-class infantry or militias.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Landsturm

    lant′stōōrm, n. in Germany and Switzerland, a general levy in time of national emergency—in the former including all males between seventeen and forty-five: the force so called out. [Ger., land, land, sturm, alarm.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Landsturm

    the name given to the last reserve in the German army, which is never called out except in time of war.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. landsturm

    A local militia of Prussia, formed of men above forty years of age, which never leaves its own district, and is only called out in case of actual invasion.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of landsturm in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of landsturm in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5


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