Examples of conflagration in a Sentence
The treaty is the latest attempt to resolve the ten-year conflagration.
the historic tavern burned to the ground in a horrible conflagration
Recent Examples of conflagration from the Web
Officials have said power lines toppled by gale-force winds the first night may have sparked the conflagration, though the official cause remained under investigation.
This concept has been used at least since the 1666 Great Fire of London, as a way to prevent citywide conflagrations from developing when a blaze burning in one building catches the structure next door.
Making matters significantly worse, both U.S. and North Korean doctrine call for the first use of nuclear weapons in a conflict, meaning that the chance of a spark turning into a nuclear conflagration is extremely high.
Tennessee could be the site of the next major populist-versus-establishment conflagration if Gov. Bill Haslam responds to entreaties to enter the race.
As the violence continues, the crisis could turn into a regional conflagration.
Ms Yellen, despite her efforts to shrink the balance-sheet now, would be a better firefighter come the next conflagration.
Morrison, employed by Chicago radio station WLS, had traveled to Lakehurst equipped with a new type of portable recording device, and his emotional description of the conflagration became one of the 20th century’s most famous broadcasts.
The conflagrations have led tens of thousands of people to flee their homes.
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CONFLAGRATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of conflagration for English Language Learners
: a large destructive fire
: a war or conflict
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