Definition of Kristallnacht in English:

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Kristallnacht

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.

Origin

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

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