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civil war

noun

: a war between groups of people in the same country

Full Definition of CIVIL WAR

:  a war between opposing groups of citizens of the same country

Examples of CIVIL WAR

  1. a region that has had many civil wars
  2. The country is on the brink of civil war.

First Known Use of CIVIL WAR

15th century
CIVIL WAR Defined for Kids

civil war

noun

Definition of CIVIL WAR for Kids

:  a war between opposing groups of citizens of the same country

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