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Definition of Famine

Famine

  1. General scarcity of food; dearth; a want of provisions; destitution.

Famine Quotations

This is the moment when we must come together to save this planet. Let us resolve that we will not leave our children a world where the oceans rise and famine spreads and terrible storms devastate our lands.
Barack Obama

They that die by famine die by inches.
Matthew Henry

Agriculture is now a motorized food industry, the same thing in its essence as the production of corpses in the gas chambers and the extermination camps, the same thing as blockades and the reduction of countries to famine, the same thing as the manufacture of hydrogen bombs.
Martin Heidegger

It's feast or famine in showbiz.
Joan Rivers

Let's face it - think of Africa, and the first images that come to mind are of war, poverty, famine and flies. How many of us really know anything at all about the truly great ancient African civilizations, which in their day, were just as splendid and glorious as any on the face of the earth?
Henry Louis Gates
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Famine Translations

famine in Dutch is geeuwhonger
famine in French is famine
famine in German is Hungersnot
famine in Italian is fame

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