The definition of carnage refers to mass death, killing or slaughter.(noun)
An example of carnage is when there are many dead bodies after a bomb has gone off.
See carnage in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr < Prov carnatge, flesh < carn < L caroObsolete dead bodies, esp. on a battlefield
Origin: Fr < OIt carnaggio, ult. < L caro: carnal
See carnage in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Old Italian carnaggio
Origin: , from Medieval Latin carnāticum, meat
Origin: , from Latin carō, carn-, flesh; see sker-1 in Indo-European roots.
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