death camp


death camp

noun

  1. a concentration camp in which the inmates are unlikely to survive or to which they have been sent to be executed.

noun

  1. a concentration camp in which the conditions are so brutal that few prisoners survive, or one to which prisoners are sent for execution
n.

1944, in reference to the Nazis, probably translating German Todeslager; they also were known as extermination camps (German Vernichtungslager); historians usually count six of them: Auschwitz-Birkenau, Chełmno, Bełżec, Majdanek, Sobibór, Treblinka.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

50 queries 1.112