Definition of Kristallnacht in English:

Kristallnacht

Syllabification: Kris·tall·nacht
Pronunciation: /ˈkristlˌnäkt, -ˌnäKHt
 
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The occasion of concerted violence by Nazis throughout Germany and Austria against Jews and their property on the night of November 9-10, 1938.

Origin

German, literally 'night of crystal', referring to the broken glass produced by the smashing of store windows.

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