Kristallnacht

[ krees-tahl-nahkht ]
/ krisˈtɑlˌnɑxt /

noun

a Nazi pogrom throughout Germany and Austria on the night of November 9–10, 1938, during which Jews were killed and their property destroyed.

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Origin of Kristallnacht

<German Kristall crystal + Nacht night
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