Colditz

noun
  1. a town in E Germany, on the River Mulde: during World War II its castle was used as a top-security camp for Allied prisoners of war; many daring escape attempts, some successful, were made
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  • The British guests, perhaps united by a folk memory of Colditz, swapped advice on how to game the system in hushed whispers.

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    My Week At An Austrian Fat Camp

    Owen Matthews

    October 27, 2013

  • Conditions at the neighboring camp—back to Colditz again—are the subject of lively dinner-table speculation at both FX and Viva.

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    My Week At An Austrian Fat Camp

    Owen Matthews

    October 27, 2013