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Definition of death toll in English:

noun

The number of deaths resulting from a particular cause: this brought the death toll from cross-border clashes to eighteen
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  • The two separate crashes bring the death toll on the county's roads this year to 85.
  • This figure will likely rise much higher as the death toll in Louisiana is counted.
  • Cross-border firing and separatist militancy have left a death toll running into tens of thousands.
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