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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French immolation, from Old French, from Latin immolatio

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NounEdit

immolation ‎(plural immolations)

  1. The act of immolating, or the state of being immolated, or sacrificed.
    • 1918, W. B. Maxwell, chapter 16, in The Mirror and the Lamp:
      The preposterous altruism too! [] Resist not evil. It is an insane immolation of self—as bad intrinsically as fakirs stabbing themselves or anchorites warping their spines in caves scarcely large enough for a fair-sized dog.
  2. That which is immolated; a sacrifice.

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NounEdit

immolation f ‎(plural immolations)

  1. immolation