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bloodbath

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noun blood·bath \ˈbləd-ˌbath, -ˌbäth\

Simple Definition of bloodbath

  • : a violent and cruel killing of many people

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of bloodbath

  1. 1 :  a great slaughter

  2. 2 a :  a notably fierce, violent, or destructive contest or struggle <the campaign has become a bloodbath> b :  a major economic disaster <a market bloodbath>

Examples of bloodbath in a sentence

  1. Thousands of people were murdered in the bloodbath.

  2. <one side was so much better armed that the battle quickly turned into a bloodbath>



1814

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1814


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