Definition of pogrom noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

pogrom

 noun
noun
NAmE//pəˈɡrɑm//
 
, NAmE//pəˈɡrʌm//
 
 
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the organized killing of large numbers of people, because of their race or religion (originally the killing of Jews in Russia)
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: pogrom