post-Holocaust

adjective
post-Hol·​o·​caust | \ ˌpōst-ˈhō-lə-ˌkȯst How to pronounce post-Holocaust (audio) , -ˈhä- also -ˌkäst or -ˈhȯ-lə-kȯst \

Definition of post-Holocaust

: existing or occurring after the Holocaust of World War II post-Holocaust literature the post-Holocaust generation Cohen wrote for post-Holocaust times, bravely countering Theodore Adorno's notion that there could be no poetry after Auschwitz.— Mark Kidel

First Known Use of post-Holocaust

1968, in the meaning defined above

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“Post-Holocaust.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/post-Holocaust. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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