Great Depression

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Great Depression

n.
The period of declining and lower economic activity in the worldwide economy from the late 1920s through the 1930s. In the United States, it began with the stock market crash in October 1929 and was characterized by a decline in business activity into 1933.
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Noun1.Great Depression - the economic crisis beginning with the stock market crash in 1929 and continuing through the 1930sGreat Depression - the economic crisis beginning with the stock market crash in 1929 and continuing through the 1930s
2.Great Depression - a period during the 1930s when there was a worldwide economic depression and mass unemployment
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In the decades following the Great Depression of 1929, most Latin American and Caribbean nations fell under the sway of military dictatorships at one point or another.
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But the native Welsh speaker's accent foxed American ears when the talkies took over and Hughes ended up penniless during the Great Depression of 1929.