Definition of Kristallnacht in English:

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


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

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Syllabification: Kris·tall·nacht

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