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  • n. Plural form of pogrom.

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Examples

  • I may add I grew up with security clearances being a major part of daily life in Northern Virginia - not just military or intelligence, but also banking and justice system, but seeing this at such a scale brings to mind what such tools are useful for - whether you call them purges or pogroms is just a matter of perspective.

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  • Well, then I guess that calling biologists jihadists and instigators of pogroms is not resorting to cheap insults, since your post didn't end up in the hole.

    A Dubious "Opportunity" for IDers

  • There were daily "pogroms" - in the New York Times and under datelines which few noticed were from Tel Aviv.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • This passage was the pretext of anti-Semitism for 2,000 years and the motive behind centuries of mass killings, known as pogroms, in Eastern Europe when Jews were falsely accused of using Christian children's blood in religious rites.

    Sarah Palin's 'blood libel' claim stirs controversy

  • The ultraorthodox Rabbis of Poland and Ukraine decided that the pogroms were a punishment from God and that Jews should lead stricter lives and not have as much fun.

    Boing Boing

  • A decisive role in stopping the pogroms was the appeal for calm issued by Metropolitan Andrei Sheptytysky of the Ukrainian Catholic Church, the efforts of the Ukrainian militia in Lviv to stop it and the arrival of the bulk of the 49th army corps of the German Wehrmacht.

    www.kyivpost.com

  • The modern concentration camps developed by the British during the Boer War and by the Nazis were based on US military "pogroms" against Native Americans.

    Obama On Wright: "This Is Not A Crackpot Church"

  • (I mean, this march made him think of racist chearleaders and "pogroms" ... really, Jeffrey?)

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • Olmert, who is resigning his post in the face of a criminal probe into his administration, criticized the settlers, most extremist fanatics including many with dual citizenship from the United States, as perpetrating "pogroms" against Palestinian civilians.

    Ray Hanania: Olmert Offers Tough Words That Focus on Real Middle East Problem

  • The Russians wrongly blamed the Jews; an accusation which touched off the "pogroms" or anti-ethnic rioting and killings.

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  • an organized persecution, and
    massacure of a monority group

    May 21, 2009