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 (lĭd′ĭ-sē, lē′dē-tsĕ)
A village of the northwest Czech Republic west-northwest of Prague. In reprisal for the murder of a Nazi official, German forces killed its male population, deported the women and children to concentration camps, and burned the village to the ground (June 9-10, 1942). The village was rebuilt following the end of World War II.
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(Czech ˈlidjtsɛ)
(Placename) a mining village in the Czech Republic: destroyed by the Germans in 1942 in reprisal for the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich; rebuilt as a national memorial
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(ˈli dəˌtʃeɪ, -ˌtseɪ, ˈlɪd ə si)

a village in the W Czech Republic: destroyed by the Nazis in 1942 in reprisal for the assassination of a high Nazi official. 509.
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The century of the common man is the century of his crucifixion at Vimy and Passchendaele, at Gallipoli, Ypres, and Mons, in Moscow, in Warsaw, and Stalingrad, at Licide and Guernica, in Vienna and Berlin as well as Auschwitz, at Nagasaki and Hiroshima, in Athens and Rome, Rotherhithe, Poplar, and Rotterdam, and all along the weary track from Tunis back to Alamein.
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