Treblinka

geographical name
Tre·​blin·​ka | \ tre-ˈbliŋ-kä How to pronounce Treblinka (audio) \

Definition of Treblinka

village 50 miles (80 kilometers) northeast of Warsaw in eastern Poland,

Note: Treblinka was the site of two Nazi facilities in World War II. The first one was a forced labor camp that was established in 1941, and the second one, located one mile (1.6 kilometers) away, was a major extermination camp that was put into operation in July 1942.

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“Treblinka.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Treblinka. Accessed 29 January 2020.

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