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Definition of Lynchings

Lynching
Lynch Lynch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lynched; p. pr. & vb. n. Lynching.] [See Note under Lynch law.] To inflict punishment upon, especially death, without the forms of law, as when a mob captures and hangs a suspected person. See Lynch law.

Meaning of Lynchings from wikipedia

- thousands of lynchings Houghton Mifflin: The Reader's Companion to American HistoryLynching Lynching in Georgia, New Georgia Encyclopedia Lynchings in the...
- as a result, they became the primary targets of lynchings beginning in the Reconstruction era. Lynchings in the U.S. reached their height from the 1890s...
- owner was murdered, prompting a manhunt which resulted in a series of lynchings in May 1918 in southern Georgia, United States. White people killed at...
- evidence of rape. The 1920 lynchings are the only known instance of lynching of African-Americans in Minnesota. Twenty other lynchings were recorded in Minnesota...
- information. The lynching is discussed in the 2004 do****entary, Linciati: Lynchings of Italians in America, directed by M. Heather Hartley. Lynchings of Italians...
- women were also lynched. More than 73 percent of lynchings in the post–Civil War period occurred in the Southern states. White lynchings of black people...
- The Indian WhatsApp lynchings are a spate of mob-related violence and killings following the spread of rumours, primarily relating to child-abduction...
- Lynch may refer to: Lynch Island, South Orkney Islands, Antarctica Lynch Point, Marie Byrd Land, Antarctica Lynch's Crater, Queensland, Australia River...
- 83.57583°W / 33.85417; -83.57583 The Moore's Ford Lynchings, also known as the 1946 Georgia lynching, refers to the July 25, 1946, murders of four young...
- lynching postcards themselves, it banned the racist text that often accompanied them, which made "too explicit what was always implicit in lynchings"...