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ˈbɛl zənbelsen

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  1. Belsennoun

    a Nazi concentration camp for Jews created in northwestern Germany during World War II

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  1. Belsen

    Bergen-Belsen [ˈbɛʁɡn̩.bɛlsn̩], or Belsen, was a Nazi concentration camp in what is today Lower Saxony in northern Germany, southwest of the town of Bergen near Celle. Originally established as a prisoner of war camp, in 1943, parts of it became a concentration camp. Initially this was an "exchange camp", where Jewish hostages were held with the intention of exchanging them for German prisoners of war held overseas. The camp was later expanded to accommodate Jews from other concentration camps. After 1945, the name was applied to the displaced persons camp established nearby, but it is most commonly associated with the concentration camp. From 1941 to 1945, almost 20,000 Soviet prisoners of war and a further 50,000 inmates died there. Overcrowding, lack of food and poor sanitary conditions caused outbreaks of typhus, tuberculosis, typhoid fever and dysentery, leading to the deaths of more than 35,000 people in the first few months of 1945, shortly before and after the liberation. The camp was liberated on April 15, 1945, by the British 11th Armoured Division. The soldiers discovered approximately 60,000 prisoners inside, most of them half-starved and seriously ill, and another 13,000 corpses lying around the camp unburied. A memorial with an exhibition hall currently stands at the site.

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  1. belsen

    Belsen generally refers to either Bergen-Belsen, a Nazi concentration camp during World War II, located in northern Germany, or Anne Belsen, a character in the Monty Python movie, "Monty Python's Life of Brian". Primarily though, it's typically associated with the concentration camp where many thousands of people were imprisoned, many of whom were killed or died due to the inhumane conditions.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of belsen in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of belsen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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