Auschwitz

[oush-vits]
Polish Oświęcim.
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Auschwitz

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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