Shoa

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or Sho·ah

[ shoh-uh ]
/ ˈʃoʊ ə /

noun

the Holocaust.

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Origin of Shoa

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From Hebrew
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British Dictionary definitions for shoah

Shoah
/ (ˈʃɔɑː) /

noun

(in secular Judaism) a Hebrew word for holocaust (def. 2) See also Churban (def. 2)

Word Origin for Shoah

literally: destruction
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