Meaning of “carnage” in the English Dictionary

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carnagenoun [ U ]

us /ˈkɑr·nɪdʒ/

the violent killing of large numbers of people, esp. in war:

The Battle of Gettysburg was a scene of dreadful carnage.

(Definition of “carnage” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)