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pogroms, plural;
  1. An organized massacre of a particular ethnic group, in particular that of Jews in Russia or eastern Europe

  1. organized persecution of an ethnic group (especially Jews)
  2. A pogrom is a form of violent riot, a mob attack, either approved or condoned by government or military authorities, directed against a particular group, whether ethnic, religious, or other, and characterized by killings and destruction of their homes, businesses, and religious centres, property ...
  3. A riot aimed at persecution of a particular group, usually on the basis of their religion or ethnic origin
  4. (Pogroms) Kristallnacht · Bucharest · Dorohoi · Iaşi · Kaunas · Jedwabne · Lviv
  5. (pogroms) Russian term, originally meaning “riot,” that came to be applied to a series of violent attacks on Jews in Russia in the late 19th and early 20th cent.
  6. An organized and often officially encouraged massacre of or attack on Jews. The word is derived from two Russian words that mean "thunder."
  7. Massacres carried out on Jewish villages
  8. A planned, brief, surprise attack against a Jewish community.
  9. Attacks on Jews by non-Jews that had occurred for centuries and included Kristallnacht.
  10. Russian for destruction. An organized attack against helpless people, usually with government help, often directed against Jews.
  11. violent, anti-Semitic attack of a Jewish village or area
  12. A racially-motivated attack in which mobs, usually organised and directed by agents of the state, attack minorities. The victims were most often Jews, but also included other minorities, such as the Armenians in Azerbaijan.
  13. Massacre of Jews in eastern Europe.
  14. Mob violence against the Jews.