Buchenwald


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Bu·chen·wald

 (bo͞o′kən-wôld′, -KHən-vält′)
A location in central Germany near Weimar. It was the site of a Nazi concentration camp during World War II.
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Buchenwald

(German ˈbuːxənvalt)
n
(Placename) a village in E central Germany, near Weimar; site of a Nazi concentration camp (1937–45)
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Bu•chen•wald

(ˈbu kənˌwɔld, -ˌvɑlt, -xən-)

n.
the site of a former Nazi concentration camp in central Germany, near Weimar.
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Noun1.Buchenwald - a Nazi concentration camp for Jews in World War II that was located in central Germany
Deutschland, FRG, Germany, Federal Republic of Germany - a republic in central Europe; split into East Germany and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990
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The man who rescued future Chief Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau in Buchenwald will be recognized this week as righteous of the nations.
''These sites have not lost their horror with the passage of time,'' he said after seeing the facilities of the Buchenwald camp, including barbed-wire fences and guard towers.
Later, Obama and Merkel visited the former Buchenwald concentration camp, where an estimated 56,000 people were killed, to commemorate victims of the Holocaust.
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