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English definition of “holocaust”
/ˈhɑl·əˌkɔst/, /ˈhoʊ·lə-/, /-ˌkɑst/ n [C]
› a large amount of destruction, esp. by fire or heat, or the killing of large numbers of people: a nuclear holocaust the Holocaust › The Holocaust was the systematic murder of many people, esp. Jews, by the Nazis during World War II.