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s layn

  • n  people who have been slain (as in battle)
  • v  kill intentionally and with premeditation
  • s  killed; `slain' is formal or literary as in "slain warriors"
    a picture of St. George and the slain dragon

  • The FSLN was founded in 1962 by Carlos Fonseca Amador, a Cuban-trained guerrilla who was slain by Somoza's troops two years ago.
  • The slain entertainers all played related styles of music.
  • Supporters of Pakistan's slain opposition leader Benazir Bhutto pray at the site where she was killed to commemorate the first anniversary of her assassination in Rawalpindi .
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  • Bloomfield Students Create Tribute To Slain Sandy Hook First-Grader
    A group of friends at Carmen Arace Middle School have created what they hope will be a lasting tribute to a slain Sandy Hook first-grader and a legacy that future generations of students will carry on.        
    June 12, 2013 - Hartford Courant
  • Defense suggests slain Rockland mom's son may have faked evidence
    Defense attorneys grilled the son of slain Rockland mother Tina Gonsalves for nearly three hours in cross-examination on Tuesday, calling Aaron Dorsett a “pathological liar” and suggesting he may have faked evidence to make it look like someone had broken into the family’s apartment.
    June 11, 2013 - Rockland Standard
  • Slain girl's mom upset with death penalty delay
    The mother of a slain Kansas City, Kan., girl is blaming the federal government for causing a death penalty hearing for the man who killed the girl to be pushed back three months.
    June 10, 2013 - KAIT Jonesboro

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