ethnic cleansing definition

  • noun:
    • The organized eradication of an ethnic group or groups from an area or community, as by deportation, required emigration, or genocide.
    • The mass extermination or expulsion of individuals belonging to one ethnic or religious team by those of another.
    • the mass expulsion and killing of 1 cultural or spiritual group in a place by another cultural or religious group in that area

Related Sources

  • Sentence for "ethnic cleansing"
    • Hitler might tell you that his…
    • View More
  • Urban Dictionary for "ethnic cleansing"
53 votes

How would you define ethnic cleansing?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!