Schutzstaffel

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Schutzstaffel

(ˈʃʊtsʃtafəl)
n, pl -feln (-fəln)
(Historical Terms) See SS
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Schutz•staf•fel

(ˈʃʊtsˌʃtɑ fəl)

n.
German. an elite military unit of the Nazi Party that served as Hitler's bodyguard and as a special police force. Abbr.: SS
[literally, defense echelon]
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Noun1.Schutzstaffel - special police force in Nazi Germany founded as a personal bodyguard for Adolf Hitler in 1925; the SS administered the concentration camps
constabulary, police, police force, law - the force of policemen and officers; "the law came looking for him"
Gestapo - the secret state police in Nazi Germany; known for its terrorist methods
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