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blood·bath

also blood bath  (blŭd′băth′, -bäth′)
n.
Savage, indiscriminate killing; a massacre.
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bloodbath

(ˈblʌdˌbɑːθ)
n
indiscriminate slaughter; a massacre
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blood•bath

(ˈblʌdˌbæθ, -ˌbɑθ)

n., pl. -baths (-ˌbæðz, -ˌbɑðz, -ˌbæθs, -ˌbɑθs)
a ruthless slaughter; massacre.
[1865–70]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bloodbath - indiscriminate slaughterbloodbath - indiscriminate slaughter; "a bloodbath took place when the leaders of the plot surrendered"; "ten days after the bloodletting Hitler gave the action its name"; "the valley is no stranger to bloodshed and murder"; "a huge prison battue was ordered"
carnage, mass murder, massacre, slaughter, butchery - the savage and excessive killing of many people
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bloodbath

also blood bath
noun
The savage killing of many victims:
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bloodbath

[ˈblʌdbɑːθ] N (bloodbaths (pl)) [ˈblʌdbɑːðz]carnicería f, baño m de sangre
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