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    1. hol·o·caust
      IPA[ˈhäləˌkôst]
    2. n. noun

    3. Variation

      • n.: noun: holocaust, plural noun: holocausts

      • noun

        destruction or slaughter on a mass scale, especially caused by fire or nuclear war:

        the mass murder of Jews under the German Nazi regime during the period 1941–5. More than 6 million European Jews, as well as members of other persecuted groups, were murdered at concentration camps such as Auschwitz.

      • n. noun

        the belief or assertion that the Holocaust did not happen or was greatly exaggerated.
      • noun

        the belief or assertion that the Holocaust did not happen or was greatly exaggerated.
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