a concentration camp in which the inmates are unlikely to survive or to which they have been sent to be executed.
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Origin of death camp
First recorded in 1940–45
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British Dictionary definitions for death camp
a concentration camp in which the conditions are so brutal that few prisoners survive, or one to which prisoners are sent for execution
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