civil war

civil war


: 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


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