Meaning of “pogrom” in the English Dictionary

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"pogrom" in British English

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pogromnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpɒɡ.rəm/ us /ˈpoʊ.ɡrəm/

an act of organized cruel behaviour or killing that is done to a large group of people because of their race or religion:

The famines and pogroms in 19th-century eastern Europe forced many Jewish refugees 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 organized killing of a large group of people, esp. Jews, because of their religion or race

(Definition of “pogrom” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)