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Shoa1

or Sho·ah

[shoh-uh]
noun
  1. the Holocaust.
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Origin of Shoa1

From Hebrew
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Shoah

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

literally: destruction
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