Meaning of Germantown

Ger•man•town

Pronunciation: (jûr'mun-toun"), [key]
— n.
  1. a NW section of Philadelphia, Pa.: American defeat by British 1777.
  2. a town in SW Tennessee. 20,459.
  3. a town in SE Wisconsin. 10,729.
  4. any U.S. city neighborhood heavily populated with persons of German descent.
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