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pogrom

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noun po·grom \ˈpō-grəm, ˈpä-; pō-ˈgräm, pə-\

Simple Definition of pogrom

  • : the organized killing of many helpless people usually because of their race or religion

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of pogrom

  1. :  an organized massacre of helpless people; specifically :  such a massacre of Jews

Origin and Etymology of pogrom

Yiddish, from Russian, literally, devastation


First Known Use: 1903


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pogrom

verb po·grom

Definition of pogrom

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to massacre or destroy in a pogrom



1915

First Known Use of pogrom

1915

Rhymes with pogrom



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