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The meaning of "ethnic cleansing"

" Ethnic cleansing "
Meaning:
The singling out and killing of a specific ethnic group.
Example:
The ethnic cleansing of the Croats in the Bosnian War left the country open wide to the Serbs.
Where did it originate?:
USA, late 20th century.
Where is it used?:
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