An Extermination order is an order given by a government sanctioning mass removal or death. The term is often associated with genocide.
Extermination orders were issued in conjunction with the following events:
- Armenian genocide
- California Genocide
- The Holocaust, which involved the extermination of millions of Jews
- Extermination camp, also known as "death camp"
- Missouri Executive Order 44, often called the "Mormon Extermination Order" (alt. "exterminating order") within the Latter Day Saint movement, though it did not lead to a genocide but rather to a forced expatriation.
- The Order of Extermination of the Nayars by Tippu Sultan during Mysore invasion of Kerala.
Extermination orders can also include:
- No quarter, a term for when an order is given for the complete extermination of an enemy, without accepting any offer of surrender
- Decimation, a punishment in the Roman Army
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