me•leePronunciation: (mā'lā, mā-lā', mel'ā), [key]
a confused hand-to-hand fight or struggle among several people.
confusion; turmoil; jumble: the melee of Christmas shopping. Also,mê'lée.
me•leePronunciation: (mā'lā, mā-lā'), [key]
a group of diamonds, each weighing less than 0.25 carat.
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