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Schutzstaffel

internal security force of Nazi Germany, 1930, German, literally "defense squadron." Better known by its initials, S.S.

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Definitions of Schutzstaffel

Schutzstaffel (n.)
special police force in Nazi Germany founded as a personal bodyguard for Adolf Hitler in 1925; the SS administered the concentration camps;
Synonyms: ss
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