famine

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(New Testament) the four evils that will come at the end of the world: conquest rides a white horse; war a red horse; famine a black horse; plague a pale horse Four Horsemen
horsemen symbolizing pestilence, war, famine, death Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
act of depriving of food or subjecting to famine starvation , starving
famine in Ireland resulting from a potato blight; between 1846 and 1851 a million people starved to death and 1.6 million emigrated (most to America) the Great Calamity , the Great Hunger , the Great Starvation , the Irish Famine
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