Great Irish Potato Famine

Great Irish Potato Famine

Great Famine (def. 1).

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Highland Potato Famine — The Highland Potato Famine was a food crisis caused by potato blight that struck the Scottish Highlands causing over 1.7 million [, [ emigration.htm Emigration for the …   Wikipedia

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  • Great Famine — /greɪt ˈfæmən/ (say grayt famuhn) noun any of various major episodes of famine that have affected areas of the world, including: 1. Also, Potato Famine, Irish Potato Famine, Great Irish Potato Famine, Great Hunger. a famine which occurred in… …   Australian English dictionary

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