Definition of ethnic cleansing in English:

ethnic cleansing

Syllabification: eth·nic cleans·ing

noun

  • The mass expulsion or killing of members of an unwanted ethnic or religious group in a society.
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    • The same mechanism is involved in all pogroms, all ethnic cleansing, and all wars.
    • Non-intervention in the face of mass murder or ethnic cleansing is not the same as neutrality in time of war.
    • Both have been involved in sectarian murders and ethnic cleansing.

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