Dachau

geographical name
Da·​chau | \ ˈdä-ˌkau̇ How to pronounce Dachau (audio) , -ˌḵau̇ \

Definition of Dachau

city in the southern Germany state of Bavaria population 35,892

Note: Dachau was the site of a Nazi concentration camp during World War II.

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“Dachau.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dachau. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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