pogrom

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Yiddish פּאָגראָם(pogrom), from Russian погро́м (pogróm).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pogrom (plural pogroms)

  1. A riot aimed at persecution or massacre of a particular ethnic or religious group, usually Jews.
  2. An antisemitic hate crime with a large death toll, irrespective of the number of perpetrators.
    • 2019 July 17, Talia Lavin, “When Non-Jews Wield Anti-Semitism as Political Shield”, in GQ[1]:
      More strikingly, when blood ran on the streets of Pittsburgh after the pogrom at the Tree of Life Synagogue in 2018, Trump did not meet with community leaders of the Pittsburgh Jewish community, nor the family members of the dead, nor even the city’s mayor. He spoke with Ron Dermer, Israel’s ambassador to the United States.

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Verb[edit]

pogrom (third-person singular simple present pogroms, present participle pogroming, simple past and past participle pogromed)

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

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

pogrom m (plural pogroms)

  1. pogrom

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɔ.ɡrɔm/
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Noun[edit]

pogrom m inan

  1. resounding defeat
  2. massacre
  3. pogrom (ethnic riot)
  4. (slang, humorous) an exam that turns out to be very hard and which most students fail

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Further reading[edit]

  • pogrom in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

pogrom m (plural pogrons)

  1. pogrom (riot against a particular ethnic or religious group)