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Eichmann, Adolf

Syllabification: Eich·mann, Adolf
Pronunciation: /ˈīkmən

Definition of Eichmann, Adolf in English:

( 1906–62), German Nazi administrator; full name Karl Adolf Eichmann. He administered the concentration camps during World War II. In 1960, he was traced to Argentina by Israeli agents and executed after trial in Israel.

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