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My grandfather died at the age of 86.
She is dying of cancer.
They were ready to die for their country.
Tragically, Keats died young.
Several people in the village have died violent deaths.
I'm proud to tell you that your son died a hero.
This is the American English definition of die. View British English definition of die.
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