Definition of Reich

1. Noun. The German state.

2. Noun. Austrian born psychoanalyst who lived in the United States; advocated sexual freedom and believed that cosmic energy could be concentrated in a human being (1897-1957).
Exact synonyms: Wilhelm Reich
Generic synonyms: Analyst, Psychoanalyst

3. Noun. United States composer (born in 1936).
Exact synonyms: Stephen Michael Reich, Steve Reich
Generic synonyms: Composer

Definition of Reich

1. Noun. The territory of a German empire or nation, or its government. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Reich

Regius professor
Región Autónoma del Atlántico Norte
Región Autónoma del Atlántico Sur
Regnellidium diphyllum
Regulus calendula
Regulus regulus
Regulus satrata
Rehfuss method
Rehfuss stomach tube
Reich (current term)
Reichel-Polya stomach resection
Reichert's cartilage
Reichert's cochlear recess
Reichert-Meissl number
Reichstein's compound
Reichstein's substance

Literary usage of Reich

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. History of Friedrich II of Prussia, Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1865)
"sians, much more the Reich, poor faltering entity, —- pauses, as with its breath taken away, at news of Prag; and, arrested on the sudden, with lifted foot, ..."

2. History of Friedrich II, of Prussia: Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1900)
"[gth May-13th June 1757 Colonel Mayer with Ms ' Free-Corps' Party makes a Visit, of didactic Nature, to the Reich Friedrich, as we saw, on entering Bohmen, ..."

3. History of Friedrich II, of Prussia: Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1900)
"Could not Katte get a ' Recruiting Furlough,' leave to go into the Reich on that score; ... CHAPTER V JOURNEY TO THE Reich ON Saturday the 15th July 1730, ..."

4. Strategy for Defeat: The Luftwaffe, 1933-1945 by Williamson Murray (1983)
"He was already home, and in the skies over the Reich he faced an opponent who enjoyed overwhelming superiority. If he survived the first missions and his ..."

5. History of Friedrich the Second Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1868)
"Prag Battle, as happens, had already much chilled the ardour of the Reich ! Mayer has two Free- Corps, his own and another; about 1300 of foot; ..."

6. The Works of Thomas Carlyle: (complete). by Thomas Carlyle (1897)
"They have 5 cannon, carry wise a minimum of baggage ; are swift wild fellows, sharp roke; and do, for the time, prove didactic to the Reich; ing home to its ..."

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