Meaning of “wipe sth off the map” in the English Dictionary

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"wipe sth off the map" in British English

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wipe sth off the map

also wipe sth off the face of the earth/globe

to destroy completely:

There are bombs so powerful that whole nations could be wiped off the map by them.

(Definition of “wipe sth off the map” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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