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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmassacremas‧sa‧cre1 /ˈmæsəkə $ -ər/ ●○○ noun  1 [countable, uncountable]SCCPM when a lot of people are killed violently, especially people who cannot defend themselves the only survivor of the massacremassacre of the massacre of several hundred pro-democracy demonstratorsthe Boston/Peterloo/Harperville etc massacre the infamous Peterloo massacre of 18192 [countable] informalDSLOSE A GAME, COMPETITION, OR WAR a very bad defeat in a game or competition United lost in a 9–0 massacre.
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massacreChong plays a reporter who survives a massacre in the opening scenes, then tells her story on videotape.The situation is probably a cyclic one anyway, with man only partly responsible for the present coral massacre.I think the huge scale massacre of pheasants is revolting.A charred baby carriage still stood on the altar steps, exactly where it had been found after the massacre.He may have brought only dishonour to the name of the county but his involvement in the massacre should not be forgotten.In the massacres that followed, however, thousands died.The students claimed the two men had ordered the massacre of 200 people in Kwangju.The soldiers who carried out the massacre have not been identified.The bombing of Dresden was one of the worst massacres in European history.