Definition of Kindertransport in English:

Kindertransport

Pronunciation /ˈkindərˌtran(t)sˌpô(ə)rt/ /ˈkɪndərˌtræn(t)sˌpɔ(ə)rt/

noun

  • The operation to evacuate Jewish children from Nazi-controlled areas of Europe to the United Kingdom between 1938 and 1940.

    ‘my parents brought up 14 refugee children from the Kindertransport’
    as modifier ‘one of 10,000 Kindertransport refugees who fled the Nazis’

Origin

From German Kinder, plural of Kind ‘child’, + Transport ‘transportation’.

Pronunciation

Kindertransport

/ˈkindərˌtran(t)sˌpô(ə)rt/ /ˈkɪndərˌtræn(t)sˌpɔ(ə)rt/