civil war

noun

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.

Circa 1533

First Known Use of civil war

circa 1533


CIVIL WAR Defined for English Language Learners

civil war

noun

Definition of civil war for English Language Learners

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


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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