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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

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  • noun A German prisoner of war camp

Etymologies

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

[German, short for Stammlager, base camp : Stamm, base, stem (from Middle High German stam, from Old High German; see stā- in Indo-European roots) + Lager, camp, bed (from Middle High German leger, from Old High German legar, bed, lair; see lager).]

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