Dachau

[ dah-kou; German dah-khou ]
/ ˈdɑ kaʊ; German ˈdɑ xaʊ /

noun

a city in SE Germany, near Munich: site of Nazi concentration camp.

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British Dictionary definitions for dachau

Dachau
/ (German ˈdaxau) /

noun

a town in S Germany, in Bavaria: site of a Nazi concentration camp. Pop: 39 474 (2003 est)
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Cultural definitions for dachau

Dachau
[ (dah-kow, dah-khow) ]

A concentration camp established by the Nazis in southern Germany. (See Holocaust.)

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