the destruction of writings of which the subject, the view of the author, or the like is considered politically or socially objectionable: used as a means of censorship or oppression.
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Origin of book burning
First recorded in 1890–95
Words nearby book burning
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Example sentences from the Web for book burning
The instances of book-burning where this indignity was either not imposed, or its infliction not recorded, are numerous.
The book-burning days were considered amongst the great days of fte.The Huguenots in France|Samuel Smiles.