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Definition of the noun death camp

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noun

  1. a concentration camp where prisoners are likely to die or be killed
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic terms: concentration camp / stockade = a penal camp where political prisoners or prisoners of war are confined

Alternative definition of the noun death camp

noun

  1. a facility built during the Holocaust by the Nazis to kill especially the Jewish people through gassing

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Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Holocaust (1999)

by Jack Fischel

The death camp was located in the northeastern part of the General- Gouvernement near a railway station on the main Warsaw-Bialystok line. The site was in a wooded area and thus naturally concealed. Although construction of the camp ...

Google previewThe Concise Dictionary of Crime and Justice (2015)

by Mark S. Davis

death camp a camp designed for the extermination of its inmates. Death camps were used by the Nazis during the Holocaust. death certificate an official document issued by a medical examiner or coroner and signed by ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Sacred Places, 2nd Edition [2 volumes] (2011)

by Norbert C. Brockman

Jasenovac, Croatia, was an Ustasha death camp at the center of a complex of internment camps, including one for women. The Ustasha were Croatian fascists who established a puppet state under Nazi patronage, using the opportunity to ...

Google previewWorld War II: the Encyclopedia of the War Years, 1941-1945 (2012)

by Norman Polmar, Thomas B. Allen

Although the overall operation varied little from camp to camp, each had its own special horrors, and each became a death camp, if not by strict SS definition. Among the major concentration camps were: Mauthausen Among the first inmates of ...

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History (2008)

4 Volume Set by Bonnie G. Smith

Ravensbru ̈ck's layered and complicated history as prison, forced labor camp, and finally death camp encapsulates much of the history of the Third Reich, its economic, labor, occupation, and extermination policies, and its selective treatment ...

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