Pronunciation: (zon'dur-ku-man"dō; Ger. zôn'dur-kô-män'dô), [key]
—n.(in World War II Nazi concentration camps)
a group of prisoners assigned to collect belongings and dispose of the bodies of other prisoners who had died or been killed. Cf. Kapo.
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