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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cal·um·ny /ˈkæləmni ||ˈkæljəm-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cal·um·ny n.; pl. Calumnies   False accusation of a crime or offense, maliciously made or reported, to the injury of another; malicious misrepresentation; slander; detraction. “Infamous calumnies.”
    Be thou as chaste as ice, as pure as snow, thou shalt not escape calumny.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a malicious attack [syn: defamation, obloquy, traducement,
            hatchet job]
      2: an abusive attack on a person's character or good name [syn:
          aspersion, slander, defamation, denigration]