massacre

All Noun
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  • Why were the remains of the site where the massacre had taken place destroyed?
  • We did not know there had been a massacre there a year earlier.
  • That was as said by some members of the family who were present during the massacre.
  • The population of the city was massacred, although many managed to escape by ship.
  • At the end of the third massacre, there was hardly any living person left in this city.
  • Despite his orders, the massacres were often not carried out until he actually visited the cities himself.
  • We must study, respect, and question what we want to know, instead of massacring it. Cited from Amiel's Journal, by Henri Frederic Amiel, Tr. Ward
  • Similar massacres took place in other towns in the weeks following.
  • He states that he is Jewish and survived when his family was massacred.
  • Many of the troops found the massacres to be difficult if not impossible to perform.
  • Although no massacres took place, both sides engaged in taking prisoners.
  • She has a dark past when her whole family was massacred, leaving her an orphan.
  • Alexander massacred the men of military age and sold the women and children into slavery.
  • He took the town, massacred the men, and sold the women and children for slaves.
  • My efforts to get my people a safe passage resulted in one of the greatest massacres in history.
  • According to one account, the French massacred the town's entire population.
  • The series temporary ended dramatically when all the characters died during a massacre.
  • A great massacre followed which continued into the day.
  • Estimates of those massacred throughout the war range from thirty thousand to three million.
  • They were all massacred on the spot immediately after the surrender was complete.
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Meaning of massacre

  • verb Kill a large number of people indiscriminately
    The Hutus massacred the Tutsis in Rwanda