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Definition of Holocaust

Holocaust

  1. A burnt sacrifice; an offering, the whole of which was consumed by fire, among the Jews and some pagan nations.
  2. Sacrifice or loss of many lives, as by the burning of a theater or a ship. [An extended use not authorized by careful writers.]
That I survived the Holocaust and went on to love beautiful girls, to talk, to write, to have toast and tea and live my life - that is what is abnormal.
Elie Wiesel

The Holocaust was an obscene period in our nation's history. I mean in this century's history. But we all lived in this century. I didn't live in this century.
Dan Quayle

The Internet has been this miraculous conduit to the undeniable truth to the Holocaust.
Steven Spielberg

The Holocaust illustrates the consequences of prejudice, racism and stereotyping on a society. It forces us to examine the responsibilities of citizenship and confront the powerful ramifications of indifference and inaction.
Tim Holden

There is nothing that compares to the Holocaust.
Fidel Castro

Holocaust Translations

holocaust in Spanish is holocausto

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