how to pronounce hecatomb


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hecatomb is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of hecatomb


  1. A great feast and public sacrifice to the gods, originally of a hundred oxen.
  2. Any great sacrifice; a great number of people, animals or things, especially as sacrificed or destroyed; a large amount.

hecatomb frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word hecatomb occurs in english on average 0 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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