1. When an entire people is wiped out or almost wiped out

2. When someone other than Jews is prevented from worshiping at Judaism's holiest site
1. The Holocaust was a genocide

2. Oh no, Muslims were interrupted while worshiping at the Temple Mount! It's genocide!
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Word coined in 1943 by the Jewish historian Raphael Lemkin to describe the atrocities commited against the Armenians in the Ottoman Empire. It is coined from the root words genos (Greek for family, tribe or race) and -cide (Latin for killing). He first used the word in print in Axis Rule in Occupied Europe: Laws of Occupation - Analysis of Government - Proposals for Redress (1944).
Before World War II, Lemkin was interested in the Armenian Genocide and campaigned in the League of Nations to ban what he called "barbarity" and "vandalism".
by Vitilsky February 16, 2009
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Masturbation. Simply put, people who debate abortion say killing the undeveloped fetus is genocide. However, billions of lives are lost each day to male masturbation.
Its a shame Timmy #352894 didn't make it. Maybe Timmy #352895 will. Oh, he was lost in that same batch? Must be genocide.

Credit to Debaser for this analogy.
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Fun, when used in conjunction with any of the following:

Any female anywhere that claims that "all guys are jerks"
People with a low Intelligence Quotent
Me: Hey man, I just spent Wednesday commiting Genocide all over those damn goths.

This Guy: The world is a better place.
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What Hitler did to the Jews was an act of genocide.
Any attemtp to totaly kill off all members of a specific race or culture or nationality or ethnic background.
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