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Related / Similar Words: dearth, shortage

 

Definition:
  • a severe shortage of food (as through crop failure) resulting in violent hunger and starvation and death;
  • an acute insufficiency;

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    Hyponyms: the Irish Famine, the Great Hunger, the Great Starvation, the Great Calamity

     

    Language Translations:
    Arabic: نقص الغذاء   Danish: hungersnød  
    Dutch: hongersnood   Finnish: nälänhätä  
    French: famine   Frisian: hongersneed  
    German: Hungersnot   Greek: λιμός  
    Hungarian: éhínség   Icelandic: hungursneyð  
    Ido: famino   Japanese: 飢饉  
    Kurdish: xela   Norwegian: hungersnød  
    Spanish: hambruna   Swedish: hungersnöd  
     
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