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bloodshed

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noun blood·shed \ˈbləd-ˌshed\

Simple Definition of bloodshed

  • : the killing of people especially in a war

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of bloodshed

  1. 1 :  the shedding of blood

  2. 2 :  the taking of life :  slaughter

Examples of bloodshed in a sentence

  1. Years of violence and bloodshed have left much of the country in ruins.



15th Century

First Known Use of bloodshed

15th century

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BLOODSHED Defined for Kids

bloodshed

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noun blood·shed \ˈbləd-ˌshed\

Definition of bloodshed for Students

  1. :  serious injury or death caused by violence





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