Translation of "holocaust" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

holocaust

noun [ C ] uk us /ˈhɒl.ə.kɔːst/ US  /ˈhɑː.lə.kɑːst/

a very large amount of destruction, especially by fire or heat, or the killing of very large numbers of people

大屠殺,大毀滅,浩劫
A nuclear holocaust (= destruction caused by nuclear weapons) would leave few survivors. 一場核武浩劫後,幾乎沒多少倖存者。

(Translation of “holocaust” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)