Weimar[vī′mär′; E vī′mär′, wī′-]
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city in central Germany, near Erfurt, in the state of Thuringia: pop. 62,000
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A city of central Germany southwest of Leipzig. First mentioned in 975, it became the capital of the duchy of Saxe-Weimar in 1547 and developed as the most important cultural center in Germany after the arrival of Goethe in 1775. In 1919 the German National Assembly met here and established the Weimar Republic, which lasted until 1933. Population: 64,500.