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Example Sentences for "massacre"

Our team massacred the other team ten to zeroThousands of Tutsis were massacred in Rwanda during the ethnic violence there.

Our team massacred the other team ten to zero.

Reports coming out of East Timor tell of massacres of villagers.

Soldiers massacred entire villages on the suspicion that they had been aiding the guerrillas.

The local team got totally massacred in the tournament.

International investigators have been sent into the region to check on the reports of massacres of the civilian population.

There is an American proverb which states that when the Indian wins, it is called a massacre.

In 1890, the United States cavalry massacred over 200 Sioux Indians at Wounded Knee.

An international tribune has been set up to prosecute those responsible for massacring thousands of innocent people during the war.

10,000 French Protestants were massacred on the orders of King Charles IX in 1572.

In 1220, the Mongols invaded Afghanistan, attacked its cities, and massacred its people.

A series of massacres which occurred between 1894 and 1896 resulted in the deaths of one and a half million Armenians, in the darkest period of that nation's history.

During 20 years of wars, massacres and conflict, the Gala brewery in the African nation of Chad never closed.

Reports of a massacre are being heard from the villagers.

In January of 1842, at the end of an attempted retreat from Kabul, about 9,000 British troops were massacred in the Khyber Pass.

In March 1968, a platoon of United States troops massacred at least 100 Vietnamese civilians at My Lai.

Speaking of the development of nuclear weapons, Bertrand Russell once stated, I will not pretend to obey a government which is organizing a mass massacre of mankind.


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