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hec•a•tomb



Pronunciation: (hek'u-tōm", -tOOm"), [key]
n.
1. (in ancient Greece and Rome) a public sacrifice of 100 oxen to the gods.
2. any great slaughter: the hecatombs of modern wars.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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