Great Depression

Definitions of Great Depression
  1. noun
    the economic crisis beginning with the stock market crash in 1929 and continuing through the 1930s
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    depression, economic crisis, slump
    a long-term economic state characterized by unemployment and low prices and low levels of trade and investment
  2. noun
    a period during the 1930s when there was a worldwide economic depression and mass unemployment
    synonyms: Depression
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    age, historic period
    an era of history having some distinctive feature
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