Meaning of Oberammergau in English:


proper noun

  • A village in the Bavarian Alps of south-western Germany; population 5,400 (est. 2006). It is the site of the most famous of the few surviving passion plays, which has been performed by the villagers every tenth year (with few exceptions) from 1634 as a result of a vow made during an epidemic of plague.



/ˌəʊbərˈaməɡaʊ/ /ˌoːbɐˈamɐɡaʊ/