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  1. hol·o·caust
  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.

    • noun

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