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ethnic cleansing

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ethnic cleansing
n.
The systematic elimination of an ethnic group or groups from a region or society, as by deportation, forced emigration, or genocide.

ethnic cleansing
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the violent removal by one ethnic group of other ethnic groups from the population of a particular area: used esp of the activities of Serbs against Croats and Muslims in the former Yugoslavia

eth′nic cleans′ing
n.
the elimination of an unwanted ethnic group or groups from a society, as by genocide or forced emigration.
[1990–95]
Thesaurus Legend:  Synonyms Related Words Antonyms
Noun1.ethnic cleansing - the mass expulsion and killing of one ethnic or religious group in an area by another ethnic or religious group in that area
group action - action taken by a group of people
Translations
ethnic cleansing
n (euph)ethnische Säuberung
ethnic cleansing npulizia etnica


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