oflag

[ awf-lahg, of- ]
/ ˈɔfˌlɑg, ˌɒf- /

noun

a World War II German internment camp for war prisoners of officer rank.

Nearby words

Origin of oflag

< German, for Of(fizier)lag(er) officer camp
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British Dictionary definitions for oflag

oflag

/ (ˈɒfˌlɑːɡ) /

noun

a German prisoner-of-war camp for officers in World War II

Word Origin for oflag

German, short for Offizierslager officers' camp
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