Definition of noyade in English:
An execution carried out by drowning.
- Perhaps 1,800 perished altogether in the noyades, and their bodies were washed up on the tidal banks of the Loire for weeks afterwards.
- Although absent from the novel's descriptive chain of images, the noyade makes itself known to the reader by scattered traces throughout the text.
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