Definitions

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  • proper n. The systematic mass murder (genocide) of 6 million Jews perpetrated by Nazi Germany shortly before and during World War II.
  • proper n. The systematic mass murder (democide) of 11 million people, namely 6 million Jews and 5 million Romanis, Slavs, homosexuals, and others, perpetrated by Nazi Germany shortly before and during World War II.

Etymologies

See holocaust. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • ā€¢Holocaust Survivor Cookbook: Joanne Caras presents his book, which features the favorite recipes and photos of Holocaust survivors and the story of how they endured the Holocaust;

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  • The word Holocaust comes from the Greek word holokaustos (holos: complete, and kaustos: a sacrificial or burnt offering to a god); the

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • On Jacobson's reckoning it is now a "form of" Holocaust denial for someone to recognise that the term Holocaust has been used/manipulated in order to justify wicked behaviour (Jewish groups lying and fraudulently dispossesing impoverished Jews of compensation money, silencing critics (yes, critics - not Nazis) of Israel etc.).

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

  • The term Holocaust does not appear until the early 1950s.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » American Universities and theĀ Nazis:

  • A U.N. conference against racism is in danger of being derailed by arguments over the term Holocaust and disputes over reparations for slavery and colonialism, Amnesty International said Wednesday.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Arab states want to revisit whether Zionism is racist and whether the term Holocaust should refer specifically to Nazi atrocities.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • In her speeches and writings, Jungreis throws around the name Hitler and the word Holocaust more than Glenn Beck -- not in the expected context of her being a Holocaust survivor talking about the actual Hitler and actual Holocaust, but to make comparisons to things that are not the actual Hitler or the actual Holocaust.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • After making these statements, Jungreis was criticized by two prominent Orthodox rabbis in Ottawa, one for her use of the word Holocaust to refer to anything other than the actual Holocaust, and another for her claim that conversions to Judaism are a sham.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • "Deficit Deniers", a clear play on the term Holocaust Denier - so effectively, they are saying that anyone who questions their approach to the economy is a Nazi sympathiser.

    The Guardian World News

  • Indeed the term Holocaust should not have been used and in fact was withdrawn according your own report.

    WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

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