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Definitions of pogrom in various dictionaries:
noun - organized persecution of an ethnic group (especially Jews)
An organized, often officially encouraged massacre or persecution of a minority group, especially one conducted against Jews.
verb - to massacre systematically
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|An organized, often officially encouraged massacre or persecution of a minority group, especially one conducted against Jews.|
|an organized massacre of a particular ethnic group, in particular that of Jews in Russia or eastern Europe.|
|organized persecution of an ethnic group (especially Jews)|
|an act of organized cruel behaviour or killing that is done to a large group of people because of their race or religion:|
|organized killing of a large group of people, esp. Jews, because of their religion or race|
|The term pogrom has multiple meanings, ascribed most often to the deliberate persecution of an ethnic or religious group either approved or condoned by the local authorities. According to Encyclopædia Britannica, the term is usually applied to anti-Jewish violence in the Russian Empire in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. It has been extended to include any attacks against Jews and physical destruction of Jewish property, as well as looting of Jewish homes and businesses, throughout history. The characteristics of a pogrom vary widely, depending on the specific incidents, at times leading to, or culminating in, massacres. All outbreaks of anti-Semitic violence have become retrospectively known as pogroms.The Russian-language term was adopted in the English language in order to describe mass violence of 1881 and 1882 directed against Jews within the Pale of Settlement first created by Catherine the Great in what would become most of present-day Ukraine and Belarus, as well as part|