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pogrom, a form of riot directed against a particular group, whether ethnic, religious, or other, and characterized by the killing and destruction of their homes, businesses, and religious centers.(from Wikipedia)
"The New York City Draft Riots of 1863 became a pogrom against Blacks."

- Michael Holloway.
by Michael Holloway February 10, 2009
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organized government mob strike against jews first started in Russia with Nicholas II
"Nicholas II first started the anti-sematist movement by become racict agains jews and sending out secret police to perform a pogrom"
by commune- face April 06, 2006
Organized violence against Jews.
After World War One there was a wave of pogroms.
by SPFAN00 (Dayna) February 03, 2005

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