Examples of civilian in a Sentence
The bomb injured 12 civilians.
Recent Examples of civilian from the Web
South Sudan’s civil war erupted in late 2013 and has killed tens of thousands of people and sent more than 2 million fleeing the country, creating the largest displacement of civilians in Africa since the Rwanda genocide in 1994.
Before and during World War II, Japanese militarists slaughtered millions of civilians in China and butchered their way through the Pacific.
In August a joint raid by Somali and American soldiers led to the deaths of ten civilians in Bariire.
Ford previously focused repair efforts on police versions of the Explorer, but civilians continue to complain to the agency about exhaust fumes and symptoms such as nausea, headaches and drowsiness.
The document, last updated in 2014, lays out protocols for communication between agencies responding to events where a person is firing at civilians indiscriminately.
The war in 2006 leveled entire neighborhoods in Beirut, and led to the evacuation of hundreds of thousands of civilians in both Lebanon and Israel.
In the coming days, agitators swore vengeance, protestors wanted city authorities indicted for daring to fire on American civilians, and armed military cautiously patrolled all the while.
The impact on civilians of having that week, plus after 10 years of nuclear fear, living through that was really, really a big event.
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