Festung Europa

German noun phrase

Fes·​tung Eu·​ro·​pa ˈfe-stu̇ŋ-ȯi-ˈrō-pä How to pronounce Festung Europa (audio)
: fortress Europe
used for the part of continental Europe occupied by Nazi Germany during World War II and the envisioned defensive fortification of all of Nazi-occupied Europe against British and American invasion

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“Festung Europa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Festung%20Europa. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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