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pogromnoun [C]

uk   /ˈpɒɡ.rəm/  us   /ˈpoʊ.ɡrəm/
an ​act of ​organizedcruelbehaviour or ​killing that is done to a ​largegroup of ​people because of ​theirrace or ​religion: The ​famines and pogroms in 19th-century ​easternEuropeforced many ​Jewishrefugees to ​emigrate.
(Definition of pogrom from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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pogromnoun [C]

 us   /pəˈɡrɑm, poʊ-, -ˈɡrʌm/
world history organizedkilling of a ​largegroup of ​people, esp. ​Jews, because of ​theirreligion or ​race
(Definition of pogrom from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pogrom”
in Chinese (Simplified) (种族或宗教)大屠杀,集体杀戮…
in Chinese (Traditional) (種族或宗教)大屠殺,集體殺戮…
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