verb (used with object), mas·sa·cred, mas·sa·cring.
Words nearby massacre
Origin of massacre
OTHER WORDS FROM massacremas·sa·crer [mas-uh-krer] /ˈmæs ə krər/, nounun·mas·sa·cred, adjective
Examples from the Web for massacre
The massacre of cartoonists at the French magazine Charlie Hebdo is a crystallizing moment.Why We Stand With Charlie Hebdo—And You Should Too|John Avlon|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Several Muslim sites in France, including mosques have been attacked or vandalized since the Charlie Hebdo massacre.
What often is forgotten—and what Beck could probably stand to remember—is that the massacre was, technically, a firefight.Glenn Beck Is Now Selling Hipster Clothes. Really.|Ana Marie Cox|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Will “loyalty cards” be enough to stave of a Republican massacre of House Democrats on Tuesday?
The massacre of more than 100 men, women, and children in Houla?
But the massacre succeeded beyond the most sanguine expectations of the conspirators.History of the Rise of the Huguenots|Henry Baird
It was a massacre rather than a battle, and Henry's spirit was humbled.The Normans|Sarah Orne Jewett
It is then natural to suppose that he also died in the massacre of July and August, 64.English Conferences of Ernest Renan|Ernest Renan
No word from her since we got the news of the massacre at Avon this afternoon!Carmen Ariza|Charles Francis Stocking
The Governor, also, sent down a body of troops to the scene of the massacre.The Middle Period 1817-1858|John William Burgess