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pogrom

noun [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.
Translations of “pogrom”
in Chinese (Traditional) (種族或宗教)大屠殺,集體殺戮…
in Chinese (Simplified) (种族或宗教)大屠杀,集体杀戮…
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