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holocaust

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Definition of HOLOCAUST

1
a destructive burning <the holocaust caused by the ignited chemicals completely destroyed the factory and several surrounding homes>
2
the killing of a large number of people <as many as 2,000,000 people may have perished in the holocaust perpetrated by Cambodia's Khmer Rouge>

March 02, 2015
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