Meaning of “massacre” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “massacre” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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massacrenoun [ C ]

us /ˈmæs·ə·kər/

the killing of a large number of people, esp. people who are not involved in any fighting or have no way of defending themselves

verb [ T ] us /ˈmæs·ə·kər/

Guerrilla troops are thought to have massacred the entire village.

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