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
The likelihood of a trade conflagration leapt closer to reality this week after the United States imposed tariff on steel and aluminum imports from Canada, Mexico and the European Union.
The likelihood of a trade conflagration leapt closer to reality last week after the United States imposed tariff on steel and aluminum imports from Canada, Mexico, and the European Union.
In recent months, the world's top diplomat, UN Secretary-General António Guterres, has warned that Israeli and Iranian tit-for-tat strikes in Syria could quickly boil over to a regional conflagration.
Another trick: pretreated Meeco’s Red Devil ColorGlo Flames pine cones ($17, amazon.com), whose sales rose 70% last year, produce Technicolor-esque conflagrations for around 12 minutes.
Video has likewise provided the proximate trigger for many other recent social conflagrations.
No injuries -- and certainly no massive conflagrations or fatalities! -- were reported as a result of fires (and just one resulted from a shock in the case of the bad wiring).
In the summer of 2013, 19 firefighters deployed their standard-issue shelters in Yarnell Hill, Ariz.—but the conflagration proved too much, and none of them survived.
The most important part of a person remains unknown even to the person, the fire that from time to time causes a life to become a conflagration.
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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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