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Auschwitz

[oush-vits] /ˈaʊʃ vɪts/
noun
1.
a town in SW Poland: site of Nazi concentration camp during World War II.
Polish Oświęcim.
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Auschwitz

/German ˈauʃvɪts/
noun
1.
an industrial town in S Poland; site of a Nazi concentration camp during World War II. Pop: 40 686 (2007 est) Polish name Oświęcim
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Auschwitz [(owsh-vits)]

An infamous concentration camp established by the Nazis in Poland. (See Holocaust.)

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