(?), n. [L. hecatombe, Gr. ; hundred + ox: cf. F. hcatombe.] (Antiq.) A sacrifice of a hundred oxen or cattle at the same time; hence, the sacrifice or slaughter of any large number of victims.
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Slaughtered hecatombs around them bleed.
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More than a human hecatomb.
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