Holocaust

definition: 
(the Holocaust) 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.
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Why should they, on top of everything else they go through, have to suffer the terror of anticipating a nuclear holocaust?
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medium
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1
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