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civil war

noun

Simple Definition of civil war

  • : a war between groups of people in the same country

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of civil war

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

Examples of civil war in a sentence

  1. a region that has had many civil wars

  2. The country is on the brink of civil war.



15th Century

First Known Use of civil war

15th century


CIVIL WAR Defined for Kids

civil war

noun

Definition of civil war for Students

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





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