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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. destruction, massacre ("laughter. — That natural propension of self-love, and natural principle of self-preservation, will necessarily break out into wars and internecions" Hale)
  • n. Mutual destruction (less common)

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Mutual slaughter or destruction; massacre.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. General slaughter or destruction.


Latin internecio (Wiktionary)


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