oflag

[awf-lahg, of-]

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. offtake,
  2. offtrack,
  3. ofgas,
  4. ofgem,
  5. ofili,
  6. oflem,
  7. oflot,
  8. ofm,
  9. ofr.,
  10. ofris

Origin of oflag

< German, for Of(fizier)lag(er) officer camp

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British Dictionary definitions for oflag

oflag

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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