Definition of hang/burn in effigy
- The governor was hanged/burned in effigy by a mob of protesters.
: to fasten to some elevated point without support from below : suspend
: to suspend by the neck until dead
: to fasten so as to allow free motion within given limits upon a point of suspension
: to consume fuel and give off heat, light, and gases
: to undergo combustion
: to contain a fire
: an act, process, instance, or result of burning: such as
: injury or damage resulting from exposure to fire, heat, caustics, electricity, or certain radiations
: a burned area
: an image or representation especially of a person
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