Examples of civilian in a Sentence
The bomb injured 12 civilians.
Recent Examples of civilian from the Web
On Tuesday, Obama spoke about life as a civilian, offering condolences to the families impacted by the recent Las Vegas shooting which left more than 50 dead and some 400 injured.
Carnegie Hero Fund Commission President Eric Zahren said the medals are awarded to civilians who risk their lives to an extraordinary degree while saving or attempting to save others.
The youngster's grandfather was among a group of civilians murdered by rebels and Modric spent seven years as a refugee, living in hotels, as his football career was taking off.
The Soviet troops killed at least 900,000 civilians in Afghanistan (others estimate millions more), mostly in the countryside.
By Sunday evening, social media was ablaze with videos of police brutality; nearly 900 civilians were injured.
Between 1945 and 1962, more than 210,000 civilians and GIs were exposed to radiation, often without knowing it.
In Vietnam, the U.S. military may have killed up to 2 million civilians from 1965-1975.
On Tuesday, the United Nations Humanitarian Office spokesman Jens Laerke said up to 78,000 civilians could be trapped by ISIS in the northern Iraqi city.
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