Definitions for decollationˌdi kəˈleɪ ʃən
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The act of beheading someone.
Origin: From the decollatus, from de + collum.
the act of beheading or state of one beheaded; -- especially used of the execution of St. John the Baptist
a painting representing the beheading of a saint or martyr, esp. of St. John the Baptist
Origin: [L. decollatio: cf. F. dcollation.]
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