Belsen
or Bergen-Belsen geographical name locality N Germany on Lüneburg Heath NW of Celle; site of Nazi concentration camp during World War II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Belsen — steht für Belsen (Mössingen), Stadtteil von Mössingen, Landkreis Tübingen, Baden Württemberg Belsen (Bergen), Stadtteil von Bergen, Landkreis Celle, Niedersachsen englische Kurzbezeichnung für das Konzentrationslager Bergen Belsen, Bergen,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Belsen — [bel′zən] village in W Germany, near Hanover: with the nearby village of Bergen, the site of a Nazi concentration camp and extermination center (called Bergen Belsen) …   English World dictionary

  • Belsen — Belsen, Dorf im Oberamte Rottenburg des württembergischen Kreises Schwarzwald, merkwürdige Kirche, angeblich ehemals Tempel des Belen; 950 Ew …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Belsen — /bel zeuhn/, n. locality in NW Germany: site of Nazi concentration camp during World War II. Also called Bergen Belsen. * * * …   Universalium

  • Belsen — Bel|sen a Nazi ↑concentration camp in northern Germany during World War II. Thousands of people, especially Jews, were killed in Belsen …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Belsen —  Concentration camp in Lower Saxony, Germany, during World War II, full name Bergen Belsen …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Belsen — n. village in north Germany (was the site of the Bergen Belsen Nazi concentration camp) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Belsen — Bel•sen [[t]ˈbɛl zən[/t]] n. geg why locality in NW Germany: site of Nazi concentration camp (Bergen Belsen) during World War II …   From formal English to slang

  • Belsen —    See Bergen Belsen …   Historical dictionary of the Holocaust

  • Belsen — /ˈbɛlsən/ (say belsuhn) noun a village in north western Germany (formerly in West Germany); the site of a Nazi concentration camp during World War II. Also, Bergen Belsen …   Australian English dictionary

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