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The Great Hunger   /greɪt hˈəŋgər/   Listen
The Great Hunger

noun
1.
A 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).  Synonyms: the Great Calamity, the Great Starvation, the Irish Famine.






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Words linked to "The Great Hunger" :   the Great Calamity, the Irish Famine, famine, the Great Starvation



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