final solution
noun Usage: often capitalized F&S Date: 1947 the Nazi program for extermination of all Jews in Europe

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  • Final Solution — the Nazi program of annihilating the Jews of Europe during the Third Reich. [1945 50; trans. of G endgültige Lösung] * * * …   Universalium

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