Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adverb In one group or body; all together.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In mass; all together: as, the audience rose en masse.

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  • adverb in a single body or group; together

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  • adverb all together

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[French : en, in + masse, mass.]

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French

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  • Why is this tagged Latin?

    January 12, 2009

  • The Armenian christian church (well, the whole country, really) was excommunicated en masse after the Council of Calcedon in 451 A.D., in part due to its belief in monophysitism.

    September 24, 2009