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ethnic cleansing

ethnic cleansing the mass expulsion or killing of members of one ethnic or religious group in an area by those of another. The term has been in use since the early 1990s, as conflict spread in the former Yugoslavia; it became particularly associated with the bitter fighting between Bosnian Serbs and Bosnian Muslims in Bosnia, and later with events in Kosovo.

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ethnic cleansing

eth·nic cleans·ing • n. the mass expulsion or killing of members of an unwanted ethnic or religious group in a society.

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