Definition of Oberammergau in English:

Oberammergau

Pronunciation /ˌōbərˈämərɡou/ /ˌoʊbərˈɑmərɡaʊ/

proper noun

  • A village in the Bavarian Alps of southwestern 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.