killing field


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killing field

n.
A site of large-scale, often systematic killing, especially a site of prolonged genocidal murder.
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Noun1.killing field - (usually plural) an area where many people have died (usually by massacre or genocide during war or violent civil disturbance)killing field - (usually plural) an area where many people have died (usually by massacre or genocide during war or violent civil disturbance)
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Talking to reporters here on Sunday, a spokesperson of JKNF said Indian had turned occupied Kashmir valley into a killing field.
The petition filed by the Center for International Law said the slums 'have become a veritable killing field.
This book shows that inequality is literally a killing field, with millions of people dying premature deaths because of it.
The man Crilly, 57, admitted driving to the killing field was Liam Townson, who was jailed for 12 years by a Dublin court after he was convicted of carrying out the murder.
Instead of shying away from the scale of the atrocity--be it a killing field, a battlefield, the site of a massacre or in this case the site of a former Nazi death camp--such monuments reuse often vast areas of land in an attempt to freeze history, cast in stone the scale of lost life, and to make something strangely beautiful and moving from something that derives from absolute evil.
From the opposing perspectives of abortion supporters and foes, Reproductive Health Services was viewed as either a place of refuge or a killing field.
It is my personal opinion that this is a killing field, '' Kehoe said at the site near Hatra, south of Mosul.
Brown, who will watch his 19th match of the finals tonight, said: "International football, not the Champions League, is the real killing field.
Witness the pain and suffering in the second stanza of the poem: But we have not rescued them altogether; we moved them through one dimension, from one killing field to another on history's flat page, 1850s' slavery to 1980s' racism and murder.
The womb designed by God to be a place of safety and shelter has in our day become a killing field.
And it's certainly not going to be a killing field.
So far 120 bodies from a killing field have been removed in Hatra, North Iraq.