Meaning of “crucifixion” - Learner’s Dictionary

crucifixion

noun [ C, U ] uk us /ˌkruːsəˈfɪkʃən/

in the past, the punishment of fastening someone to a cross and leaving them to die:

the crucifixion of Christ

(Definition of “crucifixion” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)