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parekura

1. (verb) (-tia) to fight a battle.

He maha i parekuratia i te horonga o te pā (TTR 1990:348). / Many were killed in the battle when the pā fell.

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2. (noun) battle, slaughter, massacre, calamity, battlefield.

Heoi, tētahi parekura kaitā te tīmatanga mai (HP 1991:6). / And so that was the beginning of a major battle.

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Synonyms: māra o te pakanga, kauhanga riri, pae o te riri, pae o te pakanga, kekeritanga, pakanga, tatauranga, kakaritanga, matawhāura, putakari, riringa, nguha, kakari, kawe a riri, riri

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