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From German Auschwitz, the German name for the town of Oświęcim, which the concentration camp was near.
- A city in Poland, also called Oświęcim.
- A concentration camp in what is now Poland; used metonymically for Nazi evil, the Holocaust.
city in Poland
- IPA: /ˈʔaʊ̯ʃvɪts/