Holocaust | Define Holocaust at Dictionary.com

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Historical Examples

And at every chamber was a door in the forefronts of the gates: there they washed the holocaust.

Dugommier would listen to no such proposition for a holocaust.

We calculated that a third of our own would be wiped out in the holocaust, which would have relieved us of many problems.

Mirla, we know, is out of the question; it is a holocaust of fire.

It was a holocaust of lust, of passion, and of blood such as even the Spanish West Indies had never seen before.

British Dictionary definitions for holocaust Expand

great destruction or loss of life or the source of such destruction, esp fire

(usually capital) Also called the Churban, the Shoah. the mass murder of Jews and members of many other ethnic, social, and political groups in continental Europe between 1940 and 1945 by the Nazi regime

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