resettlement


resettlement
   mass murder
   Literally, voluntary or involuntary removal of residence. However, the Nazi Unsiedlung took Jews from the ghetto, or from the Jewish House in which they were obliged to live, to their death:
    ... the huge 'resettlements' from the Warsaw ghetto... were coincident with the establishment of ... Treblinka and its gas chambers. (Styron, 1976)

How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms. . 2014.

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  • Resettlement — Re*set tle*ment ( ment), n. Act of settling again, or state of being settled again; as, the resettlement of lees. [1913 Webster] The resettlement of my discomposed soul. Norris. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • resettlement — 1630s, from RESETTLE (Cf. resettle) + MENT (Cf. ment) …   Etymology dictionary

  • resettlement — [[t]riːse̱t(ə)lmənt[/t]] N UNCOUNT: oft N of n Resettlement is the process of moving people to a different place to live, because they are no longer allowed to stay in the area where they used to live. Only refugees are eligible for resettlement… …   English dictionary

  • resettlement — noun Resettlement is used after these nouns: ↑refugee …   Collocations dictionary

  • resettlement — resettle ► VERB ▪ settle or cause to settle in a different place. DERIVATIVES resettlement noun …   English terms dictionary

  • resettlement — n. * * * …   Universalium

  • resettlement — noun the transportation of a group of people to a new settlement …   Wiktionary

  • Resettlement —    See Osthilfe …   Historical dictionary of Weimar Republik

  • resettlement — re set·tle·ment || ‚rɪːsetlmÉ™nt n. act of settling again, additional settlement …   English contemporary dictionary

  • resettlement — re·settlement …   English syllables


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