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 (dä′kou′, -KHou′)
A city of southeast Germany north-northwest of Munich. It was the site of a Nazi concentration camp built in 1933 and captured by the Allies in April 1945.
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(German ˈdaxau)
(Placename) a town in S Germany, in Bavaria: site of a Nazi concentration camp. Pop: 39 474 (2003 est)
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(ˈdɑ xaʊ)

a city in S Germany, near Munich: site of Nazi concentration camp. 33,950.
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Noun1.Dachau - a concentration camp for Jews created by the Nazis near Munich in southern 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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Inside the album were the original photographs he and his buddies had taken on Sunday, April 29, 1945 -- the day they had liberated the notorious Nazi concentration camp at Dachau. The unspeakable horrors caught on film, he assured me, were only a glimpse of what he and his fellow liberators had witnessed the morning they entered the camp.
Buildings that were part of an herb garden at the former Dachau concentration camp are now home to 50 homeless people seeking refuge in Germany, reported the AFP on Tuesday.
David Brown Wilsey became one of the first people - and one of 28 physicians - to enter the Dachau concentration camp with the U.S.
That was before Hollywood director George Stevens marched into Dachau with cameras rolling.
THOSE sombre scenes from Auschwitz brought back memories for me of visiting another Nazi death camp, Dachau. Unlike Auschwitz, which was located deep in the Polish countryside, Dachau was the name of a leafy suburb of Munich.
London, Feb 15 ( ANI ): A researcher has claimed that German scientists at Dachau concentration camp looked into the possible use of malaria-infected mosquitoes as weapons during World War Two.
German chancellor Angela Merkel has made an historic visit to the former Nazi concentration camp of Dachau.
According to the tourist guides, Dachau's gas chamber was never used for mass extermination.
A taxi ride from the airport to Dachau costs approximately 50 euros.
The German town of Dachau plans to become a sister city with Rosh Haayin in= Israel as a gesture of reconciliation.
THE pretty medieval town of Dachau was known at one time for its beautiful 18th Century castle, the summer residence of royalty.
Finnish-based international paper group Myllykoski Corporation said on Monday (30 October) that it plans to close its mill in Dachau in Germany as part of its on-going restructuring process.