immolation

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noun im·mo·la·tion \ˌi-mə-ˈlā-shən\

Definition of immolation

  1. 1 :  the act of immolating :  the state of being immolated

  2. 2 :  something that is immolated

Examples of immolation in a sentence

  1. the blood-drenched immolations that the ancient Aztecs annually offered by the thousands

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15th Century

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15th century

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