Festung Europa

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German noun phrase Fes·tung Eu·ro·pa \ ˈfe-stu̇ŋ-ȯi-ˈrō-pä \

Definition of Festung Europa

: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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