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Lebensraum Line breaks: Le¦bens|raum
Pronunciation: /ˈleɪb(ə)nzˌraʊm/

Definition of Lebensraum in English:


[mass noun]
The territory which a group, state, or nation believes is needed for its natural development.
Example sentences
  • The concept of Lebensraum as understood in Nazi ideology included in it the assumption that war was inevitable.


German, literally 'living space' (originally with reference to Germany).

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