Definition of Sharpeville massacre in English:

Sharpeville massacre

Syllabification: Sharpe·ville mas·sa·cre
Pronunciation: /ˈSHärpvəl, -ˌvil
 
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  • The killing of sixty-seven anti-apartheid demonstrators by security forces at Sharpeville, a black township south of Johannesburg, on March 21, 1960. Following the massacre, the South African government banned the African National Congress and the Pan-Africanist Congress.

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