Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The title of the eucharistic preface in the Gallican liturgy: so called because it is an introduction to the sacrifice of the mass. See preface, 2.
  • noun The act of immolating, or the state of being immolated.
  • noun A sacrificial offering; a sacrifice.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of immolating, or the state of being immolated, or sacrificed.
  • noun That which is immolated; a sacrifice.
  • noun Destruction by fire.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act of immolating, or the state of being immolated, or sacrificed.
  • noun That which is immolated; a sacrifice.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun killing or offering as a sacrifice

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  • "We shouldn't force him into immolation." -Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

    December 11, 2010