Examples of civil war in a Sentence
a region that has had many civil wars
The country is on the brink of civil war.
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Amid a bloody civil war in Sierra Leone that left over 50,000 people dead and millions displaced, Tiafoe’s mother, Alphina, won the U.S. government’s visa lottery and a green card to work stateside.
Trump has shifted away from his predecessor's policy of demanding the ouster of Syrian leader Bashar Assad, a position formulated before Russia turned the tide of the country's civil war in Assad's favor with Iran's help.
The plot involves Anderson as a nightclub owner and bounty hunter who tries to help a former lover escape to Canada during a second American civil war in 2017.
Accompanied by more than 60 other doctors, nurses and clinicians from Christ, Barin spent 10 days triaging and administering primary care to refugees who had fled the civil war in Syria.
Taylor, who went on to become Liberia’s president, was eventually convicted of war crimes by an international court in 2012 — but for actions tied to a civil war in neighboring Sierra Leone.
A decade later, petitions for asylum increased drastically due to the political turmoil in Haiti and the civil wars in Central America.
But much more is still to come, including a civil war in Mezarte fought with cannons and swords.
More than 6 million Syrians have fled civil war in their homeland, with a majority finding refuge in neighboring host countries such as Jordan.
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CIVIL WAR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of civil war for English Language Learners
: a war between groups of people in the same country
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