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Found 4 items, similar to massacre.
English → Indonesian (Kamus Landak) Definition: massacre pembunuhan masal
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: massacre pembunuhan massal
English → English (WordNet) Definition: massacre massacre n : the savage and excessive killing of many people [syn: slaughter, mass murder, carnage, butchery] v : kill a large number of people indiscriminately; “The Hutus massacred the Tutsis in Rwanda” [syn: slaughter, mow down ]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Massacre Massacre \Mas"sa*cre\, n. [F., fr. LL. mazacrium; cf. Prov. G. metzgern, metzgen, to kill cattle, G. metzger a butcher, and LG. matsken to cut, hew, OHG. meizan to cut, Goth. m['a]itan.] 1. The killing of a considerable number of human beings under circumstances of atrocity or cruelty, or contrary to the usages of civilized people; as, the massacre on St. Bartholomew's Day; the St. Valentine's Day massacre; the Amritsar massacre; the Wounded Knee massacre. [1913 Webster +PJC] 2. Murder. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster] Syn: Massacre, Butchery, Carnage. Usage: Massacre denotes the promiscuous slaughter of many who can not make resistance, or much resistance. Butchery refers to cold-blooded cruelty in the killing of men as if they were brute beasts. Carnage points to slaughter as producing the heaped-up bodies of the slain. [1913 Webster] I'll find a day to massacre them all, And raze their faction and their family. --Shak. [1913 Webster] If thou delight to view thy heinous deeds, Brhold this pattern of thy butcheries. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Such a scent I draw Of carnage, prey innumerable! --Milton. [1913 Webster] Massacre \Mas"sa*cre\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Massacred; p. pr. & vb. n. Massacring.] [Cf. F. massacrer. See Massacre, n.] To kill in considerable numbers where much resistance can not be made; to kill with indiscriminate violence, without necessity, and contrary to the usages of nations; to butcher; to slaughter; -- limited to the killing of human beings. [1913 Webster] If James should be pleased to massacre them all, as Maximian had massacred the Theban legion. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]


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