Examples of civil war in a Sentence
a region that has had many civil wars
The country is on the brink of civil war.
Recent Examples of civil war from the Web
Landaverde had joined the military as a teenager, choosing the armed forces over the guerrillas at the height of one of the hemisphere’s most brutal civil wars.
Some argue that this drought helped displace Syria’s farmers, contributing to the instability that triggered Syria’s civil war.
But a day after Saleh expressed readiness for talks with Riyadh, Houthis claimed to have killed him on [Dec. 4], escalating the civil war.— The Christian Science Monitor, "Three months to halt war on the Korean Peninsula?, Will the Republican tax plan really boost the economy?, World powers must stop passing the buck on Syrian refugees, The West isn’t the only culprit in Libya’s slave trade, Don’t forget Yemen’s awful war," 18 Dec. 2017 ,
Richelieu Dennis, his college roommate, and his mother escaped the Liberian civil war and came to the U.S. as refugees, and sold his grandmother’s African soaps on the streets of Harlem.
The first goal was scored by Blancos forward Sabino Barinaga, a player who had joined the club from Southampton in 1939 after earlier leaving Spain for England to escape the civil war.
Born in Sri Lanka, Vignarajah grew up in Baltimore and Baltimore County, the daughter of public school teachers who emigrated to the United States to escape civil war in their native country.
The revolution triggered a civil war that claimed millions of lives and ended in 1922 with the establishment of the Soviet government.
Other versions of the rumor said the Pentagon plans to launch a massive electromagnetic pulse on that day, obliterating the power grid and communication networks, triggering a civil war.
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Definition of civil war for English Language Learners
: a war between groups of people in the same country
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