tyrannicide
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /taɪˈɹænɪsaɪd/
Noun

tyrannicide

  1. The killing of a tyrant.
  2. Someone who kills a tyrant.
    • 2012, Christopher Clark, The Sleepwalkers, Penguin 2013, p. 51:
      Princip had even found time to learn by heart the entirety of The Mountain Wreath, Petrović-Njegos's stirring epic celebration of the selfless tyrannicide Miloš Obilić.
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