Definición de Drang nach Osten en Inglés

Drang nach Osten

Pronunciación /ˈdräNG näk ˈästən/ /ˈdrɑŋ nɑk ˈɑstən/


  • The former German policy of eastward expansion, especially that espoused under Nazi rule.

    • ‘Due to the ongoing Drang nach Osten (push toward the East), which some considered the great accomplishment of the Germans in the Middle Ages, increasing German colonization removed characteristic Slavic customs, dress, and language.’


German, literally ‘pressure towards the east’.