Definition of death toll noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


death toll

BrE BrE//ˈdeθ təʊl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdeθ toʊl//
Natural disasters
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the number of people killed in an accident, a war, a disaster, etc. The death toll has now risen to 200. See related entries: Natural disasters
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: death toll