wipe (someone or something) off the map

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Definition of wipe (someone or something) off the map

: to completely destroy (someone or something) The explosion wiped the island off the map.

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“Wipe (someone or something) off the map.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wipe%20%28someone%20or%20something%29%20off%20the%20map. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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