Majdanek or Maidanek (mīdä´nĕk), village, Lubelskie prov., SE Poland, a suburb of Lublin. The Germans established and operated a concentration camp there in World War II. An estimated 170,000 to 360,000 persons of 22 nationalities (chiefly Jews, Russians, and Poles) died there.
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