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massacre

noun [C]    /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 massacre    /ˈmæs·ə·kər/ verb [T] Guerrilla troops are thought to have massacred the entire village .
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