city in SE Germany, in the state of Bavaria: site of war-crime trials of Nazi officials, held after WWII: pop. 500,000
See Nuremberg in American Heritage Dictionary 4
A city of southeast Germany north-northwest of Munich. First mentioned in 1050, it became a free imperial city in the 13th century and a center of the German cultural renaissance in the 15th-16th century. From 1933 to 1938 it was the site of annual Nazi party congresses. Largely destroyed in World War II, the city served as the venue for the Allied trials of war criminals (1945-1946). Population: 501,000.