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Alternative Termsmartyrs, martyred, martyrdom, martyring
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Someone who is killed for his or her religious beliefs. Originally it referred to someone who willingly died for his or her religious faith. Nowadays it can also mean someone who suffers or is killed for following a religion or other beliefs, whether willingly or not. Also a verb meaning to carry out the killing.

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