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Noun
1. self-immolation; burning oneself to death; suicide by fire
Wikipedia definition
2. Self-immolationSelf-immolation refers to setting oneself on fire, often as a form of protest or for the purposes of martyrdom or suicide. It has centuries-long traditions in some cultures, while in modern times it has become a type of radical political protest. Michael Biggs compiled a list of 533 "self-immolations" reported by Western media from the 1960s to 2002, though in this work his definition includes more than just self-immolation by fire.
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