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Meaning of BLACK DEATH

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the epidemic form of bubonic plague experienced during the Middle Ages when it killed nearly half the people of western Europe
 
 Synonyms: black plague
 
 See Also: bubonic plague

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Black" death`\
A pestilence which ravaged Europe and Asia in the fourteenth
century.

 
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