The definition of a melee refers to a skirmish or fight that takes place among a large group of people.(noun)
See melee in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr mêlée < OFr meslee: see medley
See melee in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: French mêlée
Origin: , from Old French meslee
Origin: , past participle of mesler, to mix; see meddle.
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