Belsen

geographical name Bel·sen \ ˈbel-zən , -sən \
variants: or Bergen-Belsen play \ˌber-gən-, ˌbər-\

Definition of Belsen

locality in northern Germany on Lüneburg Heath northwest of Celle
Note: Bergen-Belsen was the site of a Nazi concentration camp during World War II.

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