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Originally posted by open_eyeballs
reply to post by rabbigoldstein
hol·o·caust /ˈhɒləˌkɔst, ˈhoʊlə-/ Show Spelled
[hol-uh-kawst, hoh-luh-] Show IPA
1. a great or complete devastation or destruction, esp. by fire.
2. a sacrifice completely consumed by fire; burnt offering.
3. ( usually initial capital letter ) the systematic mass slaughter of European Jews in Nazi concentration camps during World War II (usually prec. by the ).
4. any mass slaughter or reckless destruction of life.
which one?edit on 30-11-2010 by open_eyeballs because: (no reason given)