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
Friday's staggering death toll came a day after Syria passed the seven-year mark in its relentless civil war that has killed some 450,000 people and displaced half the country's population.
The staggering death toll — at least 68 civilians killed — came a day after Syria passed the seven-year mark in its relentless civil war.
Friday’s staggering death toll came a day after Syria passed the seven-year mark in its relentless civil war that has killed some 450,000 people and displaced half the country’s population.
On March 15, Syria will face the seventh anniversary of its civil war.
William Travis and his band of stalwarts within the confines of the Alamo have come to face the overwhelming might of a much larger army is the culmination of a Mexican political struggle that erupted four years ago in civil war.
In 1991 with Ethiopia deep in civil war, Israel carried out the dramatic Operation Solomon, successfully airlifting out some 14,500 Ethiopian Jews in less than two days.
With Mr Rajapaksa gleefully stoking Sinhala chauvinism, the country could slip backwards into the kind of polarisation that led to its long civil war.
El Salvador was one of the inaugural countries to fall under the T.P.S. program, shielding tens of thousands of Salvadorans who fled the country during its civil war in the 1990s.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'civil war.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of civil war
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
CIVIL WAR Defined for Kids
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up civil war? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).