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Part of speech: noun

The killing of a human being; one who has killed another.

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Usage examples "homicide":

  1. But homicide is in a class by itself. - "The Grell Mystery", Frank Froest.
  2. This thought cheered him, and he had reached his fifth or sixth homicide when Patsy recalled him to himself. - "Patsy", S. R. Crockett.
  3. It was labelled as " homicide committed by person or persons unknown," and it stayed that way. - "The Penal Cluster", Ivar Jorgensen (AKA Randall Garrett).