The bubonic plague of the 1340s was often blamed on Jews by the Ahmadinejads of the era.
At autopsy at San Lazaro morgue, the same day, bubonic plague was found to be present and the cause of her death.
Shanghai, as I write this, is just recovering from a bubonic plague scare.
bubonic plague, one of the most dreaded of all infectious diseases, is carried to man by fleas from rats.
At this place a report of bubonic plague, in Brazil, reached us.
Well, it's equally certain that there is bubonic plague here.
"But I might give you bubonic plague," Martin said nervously.
The epidemic would appear to have been some form of the ordinary Eastern or bubonic plague.
The present Government of Caracuia doesn't believe in bubonic plague.
But Rats are disseminators of bubonic plague with the aid of their special species of flea.
bubonic plague n.
A contagious, often fatal epidemic disease caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis, transmitted from person to person or by the bite of fleas from an infected host, especially a rat, and characterized by chills, fever, vomiting, diarrhea, and the formation of buboes.
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See under plague.
Note: From 1347 to 1351, a disease known as the Black Death, similar to the bubonic plague, entered Europe from Asia and killed a large percentage of the population, sometimes wiping out entire towns. It caused widespread social changes in Europe.