Definition of Kristallnacht in English:


Line breaks: Kris¦tall|nacht
Pronunciation: /ˈkrɪst(ə)lˌnɑːxt
, krɪsˈtalnaxt/
The occasion of concerted violence by Nazis throughout Germany and Austria against Jews and their property on the night of 9-10 November 1938.


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

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