Freudenabteilung

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Freuden +‎ Abteilung, literally joy/happiness division/department, after Freudenhaus.

Noun[edit]

Freudenabteilung f (genitive Freudenabteilung, plural Freudenabteilungen)

  1. (historical, slang, WWII) joy division (Nazi sex slave brothel)
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Descendants[edit]

  • English: joy division (calque)