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massacre

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈmæsəkər/
the killing of a lot of people: He ordered the massacre of over 2,000 women and children.Murder and attempted murderKillingKillingMurder and attempted murder
massacre verb [T] Hundreds of civilians were massacred in the raid.
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