stalag

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noun sta·lag \ˈstä-ˌläg\

Definition of stalag

  1. :  a German prison camp for noncommissioned officers or enlisted men; broadly :  prison camp 2

Origin and Etymology of stalag

German, short for Stammlager base camp, from Stamm base + Lager camp


First Known Use: 1940

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