Between the two armies lay the hecatombs of dead and the thousands of wounded.
Thus, therefore, the dreadful portents of the gods approached the hecatombs.
It was not on his altars, not on his chiefly, that hecatombs of needlework were offered up.
The pretext was found sufficient and elastic, and the hecatombs began.
He might have been the master of hounds, or the slaughterer of hecatombs of birds.
The interest in the hecatombs of Moors and even in the fall of Valencia is a secondary one.
Every step of progress has been made by the sacrifice of hecatombs of human lives.
Tales of the chase, my dear, of hecatombs of field-mice and squirrels!
And toil, and hecatombs of broken hearts, With fear and self-contempt and barren hope.'
Beef Halt, so called because of the hecatombs of oxen we consume.