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massacre

noun

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the killing of a large number of people
  • the infamous massacre of more than 200 Sioux at Wounded Knee, South Dakota

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massacre

verb

Synonyms of massacre (Entry 2 of 2)

to kill on a large scale
  • the country's rival ethnic groups began massacring one another

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The first known use of massacre was circa 1578

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“Massacre.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/massacre. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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