Verb pogrom Definition and Examples


Verb:

pogrom

Definition as verb:

(transitive) To persecute or massacre a particular group of people.

More definition:


1.an organized massacre, especially of Jews.

1. an organized persecution or extermination of an ethnic group, esp of Jews Word OriginC20, via Yiddish from Russian, destruction, from po- like + grom thunderCollins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollinsPublishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Cite This Source
1882, from Yiddish pogrom, from Russian pogromu "devastation, destruction," from po- "by, through, behind, after" (cognate with Latin post-; see post-) + gromu "thunder, roar," from PIE imitative root *ghrem- (see grim).

Examples:

Kuzmin-Karaviev, for an appeal to the 1 Pogrom = pillage, destruction.



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