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the Holocaust

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe Holocaustthe HolocaustSHthe killing of millions of Jews and other people by the Nazis during the Second World Wargenocide holocaust
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the HolocaustParticularly important are its compelling eyewitness interviews, since there are still those among us who actually believe the Holocaust never happened.One way we tried to comprehend the Holocaust was by developing certain misapprehensions about it.She learned only in recent weeks that three grandparents and other relatives who stayed behind died in the Holocaust.She could send him a proof of the article on the Holocaust she had written for Fem Sap.Unless he changes his mind, there may be more holocausts to remember on the Holocaust memorial days to come.In the final play Freedom to Party the holocaust is over, but the battles remain.Some critics echo the radical anti-abortion lobby in comparing stem cell research to the Holocaust.
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