Simple Definition of ethnic cleansing
: the practice of removing or killing people who belong to an ethnic group that is different from the ruling group in a country or region
Full Definition of ethnic cleansing
: the expulsion, imprisonment, or killing of an ethnic minority by a dominant majority in order to achieve ethnic homogeneity
First Known Use of ethnic cleansing
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