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melee

noun [C usually singular] uk   us   /ˈmel.eɪ/ literary
a large noisy uncontrolled crowd, in which people are moving in different directions and sometimes fighting with each other: We lost sight of each other in the melee.
Translations of “melee”
in Chinese (Traditional) 混亂, 混亂的人群…
in Russian свалка, драка…
in Turkish kargaşa, arbede, karışıklık…
in Chinese (Simplified) 混乱, 混乱的人群…
in Polish zamieszanie…
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