[ bel-zuhn ]
/ ˈbɛl zən /
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locality in NW Germany: site of Nazi concentration camp during World War II.
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Also called Bergen-Belsen.
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A member of the Resistance in World War II, he survived internment in Buchenwald, Mittelbau-Dora, and Bergen-Belsen.The Deaths You Missed This Year|Malcolm Jones, Jimmy So, Michael Moynihan, Caitlin Dickson|December 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for Belsen
/ (ˈbɛlsən, German ˈbɛlzən) /
a village in NE Germany: with Bergen, the site of a Nazi concentration camp (1943–45)
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