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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The unnecessary and indiscriminate killing of human beings.

Usage examples (32)
  • She hoped to prevent a massacre by mediating between the war parties.
  • They very idea that serving gays could have have resulted in a massacre is an incredible statement.
  • Human Rights Watch on Tuesday urged Nigeria to prosecute those behind what it called a massacre of at least 200
  • Link Heh yeah - the term massacre was never uttered when talking about how the settlers treated the Aboriginals. for more
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