blood purge


noun

the mass execution, especially by a government, of persons considered guilty of treason or sedition.

Nearby words

  1. blood platelet,
  2. blood poisoning,
  3. blood pressure,
  4. blood profile,
  5. blood pudding,
  6. blood red,
  7. blood relation,
  8. blood relationship,
  9. blood royal,
  10. blood sausage

Origin of blood purge

First recorded in 1930–35

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