civil war Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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civil warnoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​warfought by different ​groups of ​peopleliving in the same ​country: The ​Spanish Civil War ​lasted from 1936 to 1939.
(Definition of civil war from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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civil warnoun [C]

 /ˈsɪv·əl ˈwɔr/
a war ​fought between ​groups of ​peopleliving in the same ​country
(Definition of civil war from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “civil war”
in Arabic حَرْب أهْلِيّة…
in Korean 내전…
in Portuguese guerra civil…
in Catalan guerra civil…
in Japanese 内乱, 内戦…
in Chinese (Simplified) 内战…
in Turkish iç savaş…
in Russian гражданская война…
in Chinese (Traditional) 內戰…
in Italian guerra civile…
in Polish wojna domowa…
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