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Synonyms for Holocaust
ˈhɒl əˌkɔst, ˈhoʊ lə-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. holocaust(noun)

    an act of mass destruction and loss of life (especially in war or by fire)

    "a nuclear holocaust"

    final solution

  2. Holocaust, final solution(noun)

    the mass murder of Jews under the German Nazi regime from 1941 until 1945

    final solution


  1. holocaust(noun)

    A sacrifice to a god that is completely burned to ashes.


  2. Holocaust(propernoun)


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. holocaust(n.)

    burnt-offering (wholly consumed)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    shoah, massacre, incendiary

How to use Holocaust in a sentence?

  1. Natalie Portman:

    Israel was created exactly 70 years ago as a haven for refugees from the Holocaust.

  2. Miep Gies:

    I certainly think that another Holocaust can happen again. It did already occur, think of Cambodia, Rwanda, and Bosnia.

  3. Heiko Maas:

    We reject any relativisation of the Holocaust, germany bears responsibility for the most atrocious crime of human history.

  4. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu:

    The interpretation of my remarks as though I absolved the Nazis of even one ounce of responsibility for the Holocaust is absurd.

  5. Mark Arabo:

    This is truly a living nightmare that's not going away, christianity in Mosul is dead, and a Christian holocaust is in our midst.

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