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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"

    Synonyms:
    final solution

  2. Holocaust, final solution(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    final solution

Wiktionary

  1. Holocaust(propernoun)

    Synonyms:
    Shoah

  2. Holocaust(propernoun)

    The mass murder of Jews and other groups by the Nazi regime during World War II.

    Synonyms:
    Shoah

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. holocaust(n.)

    Synonyms:
    burnt-offering (wholly consumed)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    shoah, massacre, incendiary

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How to use holocaust in a sentence?

  1. Shahar Azran/WJC:

    Preserving and conserving the remains of the Holocaust are critical to maintaining an accurate record of the atrocities committed, especially as the number of livingfirst-hand witnesses inevitably dwindles, only by knowing the past can we protect our future, and we are deeply grateful for Chancellor Merkel for her commitment to the preservation of the site where almost 1 million Jews were brutally murdered by the Nazis only and exclusively because they were Jews.

  2. Israel Antiquities Authority Archaeologist:

    The historical relationship, especially since the Holocaust, between Lithuanians and Lithuanian Jews has been complex and it is an important part of this project to make sure that the preservation of the Great Synagogue is seen as not only a Jewish interest, but also part of the cultural heritage of Vilnius and Lithuania.

  3. Olivia Marks-Woldman:

    Even 70 years after the end of the Holocaust, the need for justice remains powerful, oskar Groening was part of the Nazi killing machine which murdered 6 million Jewish people, and it is right that a court has judged him for his role. He chose to stand by and be complicit in the killing.

  4. Natalie Portman:

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

  5. Justice Minister Zbigniew Ziobro:

    This will be a project that meets the expectations of Poles, who are blasphemed in the world, in Europe, even in Germany, that they are the Holocaust perpetrators, that in Poland there were Polish concentration camps, Polish gas chambers, enough with this lie. There has to be responsibility.


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