Definition of martyrdom noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

martyrdom

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈmɑːtədəm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɑːrtərdəm//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the suffering or death of a martyr Word Origin Old English martyrdōm (see martyr, -dom).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: martyrdom