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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A German prisoner of war camp for officers and enlisted personnel.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A German prisoner of war camp

Etymologies

German, short for Stammlager, base camp : Stamm, base, stem (from Middle High German stam, from Old High German) + Lager, camp, bed (from Middle High German leger, from Old High German legar, bed, lair; see lager).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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