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AUSCHWITZ

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Auschwitz mean? 

AUSCHWITZ (noun)
  The noun AUSCHWITZ has 1 sense:

1. a Nazi concentration camp for Jews in southwestern Poland during World War II

  Familiarity information: AUSCHWITZ used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


AUSCHWITZ (noun)


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Meaning:

A Nazi concentration camp for Jews in southwestern Poland during World War II

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Instance hypernyms:

concentration camp; stockade (a penal camp where political prisoners or prisoners of war are confined (usually under harsh conditions))

Holonyms ("Auschwitz" is a part of...):

Poland; Polska; Republic of Poland (a republic in central Europe; the invasion of Poland by Germany in 1939 started World War II)


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