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Old 04-15-2013, 13:31   #9
Fred Hansen
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Originally Posted by Gixxerjoe04 View Post
I just saw reports of dozens of injuries but they haven't said anything about casualties on cnn, yet that is
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cas·u·al·ty
[kazh-oo-uhl-tee] Show IPA
noun, plural cas·u·al·ties.
1.
Military .
a.
a member of the armed forces lost to service through death, wounds, sickness, capture, or because his or her whereabouts or condition cannot be determined.
b.
casualties, loss in numerical strength through any cause, as death, wounds, sickness, capture, or desertion.
2.
one who is injured or killed in an accident: There were no casualties in the traffic accident.
3.
any person, group, thing, etc., that is harmed or destroyed as a result of some act or event: Their house was a casualty of the fire.
4.
a serious accident, especially one involving bodily injury or death.
Perhaps CNN a.k.a. Al-Gorejizzonya should invest in a dictionary/thesaurus.
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