Etymology
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lebensraum (n.)

"territory needed for a nation's or people's natural development," 1905, from German, a compound of the genitive of leben "life" (see life) + Raum "space" (see room (n.)).

updated on June 06, 2016

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Definitions of lebensraum from WordNet

lebensraum (n.)
space sought for occupation by a nation whose population is expanding;
Synonyms: living space
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