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Pronunciation:  jur'meyn

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Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ger*mane"\, a. [See {German} akin, nearly related.]
Literally, near akin; hence, closely allied; appropriate or
fitting; relevant.

      The phrase would be more germane to the matter. --Shak.

      [An amendment] must be germane.          --Barclay

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