lustration

The performance of a purificatory ceremony, for example, a body of people, a piece of land, a city.

Lustration

Lustration is a recently coined term that refers to the purge of government officials once affiliated with the Communist system in Eastern Europe. Various forms of lustration were employed in post-communist Europe. The concept might resemble de-Nazification in post-World War II Europe, and the de-Ba`athification in post-Saddam Hussein Iraq, and t....
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Lustration

• (n.) The act of lustrating or purifying. • (n.) A sacrifice, or ceremony, by which cities, fields, armies, or people, defiled by crimes, pestilence, or other cause of uncleanness, were purified.
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lustration

(from Latin lustratio, `purification by sacrifice`), any of various processes in ancient Greece and Rome whereby individuals or communities rid ... [1 related articles]
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Lustration

Lus¬∑tra'tion noun [ Latin lustratio : confer French lustration .] 1. The act of lustrating or purifying. « And holy water for lustration bring.» Dryden. 2. (Antiq.) A sacrifice, or ceremony, by which cities, fields, armies, or people, ...
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lustration

ritual washing; ablution
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