Definition of Assassinations

1. Noun. (plural of assassination) ¹

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Definition of Assassinations

1. assassination [n] - See also: assassination

Literary usage of Assassinations

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. What is True Civilization; Or, Means to Suppress the Practice of Duelling by Giacomo Sega (1830)
"I must still persist in this, that all assassinations, except perhaps those, which are urged to by a predominant passion, or any madness whatever, ..."

2. The Travels of Marco Polo by Marco Polo, Giovanni Battista Baldelli Boni, Hugh Murray, Société de géographie (France) (1852)
"... the Ohl Man of the Mountain—His fe.igned Paradise—assassinations—Subdued by the Tartars—Journey'to Balkh—To ..."

3. Lady Hamilton and Lord Nelson: An Historical Biography Based on Letters and by John Cordy Jeaffreson (1888)
"Consequences of Mack's Fiasco—Riots and assassinations at ... It was followed by riots and assassinations in and near Naples, and by a rapid growth of the ..."

4. Center of the Storm: A Case Study of Human Rights Abuses in Hebron District by Peter Bouckaert (2001)
":4 Amnesty International, "Israel and the Occupied Territories: State assassinations and Other Unlawful Killings." ICRC, Commentary: IV Geneva Convention ..."

5. Missionary Adventures in Texas and Mexico: A Personal Narrative of Six Years by Emmanuel Domenech (1858)
"assassinations AT SAX ANTONIO. —THE RANGERS. A PARTY OP PLEASURE. ... San Antonio was notorious for assassinations; the knives of the Mexicans and the ..."

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