[puh-gruhm, -grom, poh-] /pəˈgrʌm, -ˈgrɒm, poʊ-/
an organized massacre, especially of Jews.
an organized persecution or extermination of an ethnic group, esp of Jews
1882, from Yiddish pogrom, from Russian pogromu “devastation, destruction,” from po- “by, through, behind, after” (cognate with Latin post-; see post-) + gromu “thunder, roar,” from PIE imitative root *ghrem- (see grim).
pogrom [(puh-grum, puh-grom, poh-gruhm)]
A massacre or persecution instigated by the government or by the ruling class against a minority group, particularly Jews.
Note: Pogroms were common in Russia during the nineteenth century.
- Pogson ratio
/ˈpɒdʒsən/ noun 1. the brightness ratio of two celestial objects that differ by one magnitude. On the Pogson scale a difference of 5 magnitudes is defined as a difference of 100 in the intensities of two stars; therefore a difference of 1 magnitude is equal to the fifth root of 100, i.e. 2.512
[poh-gee, pog-ee] /ˈpoʊ gi, ˈpɒg i/ noun, plural (especially collectively) pogy (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) pogies. 1. a porgy. 2. a viviparous perch, Amphistichus rhodoterus, found in the shallow waters off the Pacific coast of the U.S. 3. the menhaden. [poh-gee] /ˈpoʊ gi/ noun, plural pogies. Slang. 1. (def 1). […]
/ˌpəʊˈhaɪ/ noun 1. a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Bohai
principal organic hazardous constituent