Origin of ethnic cleansing
Words nearby ethnic cleansing
How to use ethnic cleansing in a sentence
Abiy, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, now speaks in tones threatening ethnic cleansing — promising, for example, to “bury” his opponents, in a post censored by Facebook.Ethiopia's Tigray Conflict Demands International Attention. Time Is Running Out|Aanu Adeoye|November 16, 2021|Time
The “need” for ethnic cleansing can pop up in casual conversations on politics among friends or family.
But a 2011 study of genetic evidence from 30 ethnic groups in India disproved this theory.
His New Deal Coalition brought together Southerners, Northern ethnic minorities, and urban blacks under the same banner.Steve Scalise Shows There’s a Fine Line Between Confederate & Southern|Lloyd Green|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
He proposed among other things that police departments must better reflect the ethnic makeup of the populace.
How does a complicated ethnic background inform someone's experiences?
Army officials also allege that he worked for ethnic rebels as a “communications captain.”Hope and Change? Burma Kills a Journalist Before Obama Arrives|Joshua Carroll|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The objects in the engraving are probably the shears, comb, ladle, and an unknown instrument used for cleansing wool.The Catacombs of Rome|William Henry Withrow
Therefore they now carried boughs and green branches and palms, for him that had given them good success in cleansing his place.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
The present government, instead of constructing similar works, neglects even the repairs and requisite cleansing of this aqueduct.
They take pride in their hair, and are particularly careful about it, washing and cleansing it almost every day.
It was softer than a cleansing tissue, and probably even more flexible.The Professional Approach|Charles Leonard Harness
British Dictionary definitions for ethnic cleansing
Cultural definitions for ethnic cleansing
A euphemism to describe the forceful removal or genocide of minority ethnic groups (see ethnicity) during the breakup of Yugoslavia. It was used mainly to describe the Serbs' attacks on Muslims in Bosnia and Albanians in Kosovo. (See Slobodan Milosevic and Kosovo War.)