Saturday, September 18, 1999
Definitions for en masse
- All together; as a whole.
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Citations for en masse
United nations personnel, including military observers, pulled out en masse from Sierra Leone's rebel-besieged capital, Freetown.
Following news of her husband's demise, Mary O'Sullivan united her children in London, and in the fall of 1827 they moved en masse to New York.
Origin of en masse
En masse comes from the French en, "in" + masse, "mass."