Definition of Gestapo

1. Noun. The secret state police in Nazi Germany; known for its terrorist methods.

Category relationships: Act Of Terrorism, Terrorism, Terrorist Act
Generic synonyms: Secret Police
Group relationships: Schutzstaffel, Ss

Definition of Gestapo

1. Proper noun. The secret police of the Nazi party in the Second World War ¹

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Definition of Gestapo

1. a secret-police organization [n -POS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gestapo

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Gertrude Ederle
Gertrude Lawrence
Gertrude Stein
Gestalt law of organization
Gestalt principle of organization
Gestapo (current term)
Gettysburg Address
Getulio Dornelles Vargas
Geum alleppicum strictum
Geum canadense
Geum macrophyllum
Geum rivale
Geum strictum
Geum triflorum
Geum urbanum
Geum virginianum

Literary usage of Gestapo

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. In God's Name Awaken! by Gyeorgos Ceres Hatonn (1994)
"ARMED WITH Gestapo POWERS What is scary is that these powerful women, because of their high-level positions in government, now possess awesome Gestapo ..."

2. Survivor from an Unknown War: The Life of Isakjan Narzikul by Stephen Lee Crane (1999)
"One of the Gestapo put his hand in his pocket and brought out a half dozen candies, ... As he did, another of the Gestapo took this as a signal, ..."

3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1844)
"... including the five-and-ten stores, are 'Made in Brazil.' Gestapo iiber Alles TO REVERT BRIEFLY to the Gestapo, it appears that a super- Gestapo (the ..."

4. In the Shade of an Acacia Tree: Memoirs of a Health Officer in Africa, 1945-1959 by Frank L. Lambrecht (1991)
"That was the day when a detachment of Gestapo poured into the Institute in ... The reasons why the Gestapo had a particular desire to have a chat with him ..."

5. Stages to Saturn: A Technological History of the Apollo/Saturn Launch Vehicle by Roger E. Bilstein (1999)
"The continuous undercurrent of fascination with space travel was real enough to land von Braun in the clutches of the Gestapo. Late in the war, ..."

6. Accounting for Pow/Mias from the Korean War and the Vietnam War: Hearing edited by Robert K. Dornan (1998)
"Identical to the way the Gestapo slowly beat and tortured until his spirit ... The Gestapo traded Moulin from Gestapo headquarters so they all could have a ..."

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