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Shoa1

or Shoah

[shoh-uh] /ˈʃoʊ ə/
noun
1.
the Holocaust.
Origin of Shoa1
From Hebrew
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Shoah

/ˈʃɔɑː/
noun
1.
(in secular Judaism) a Hebrew word for holocaust (sense 2) See also Churban (sense 2)
Word Origin
literally: destruction
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