civil war
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civil war(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (conflict)
a. la guerra civil
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This spiral of violence could well end in civil war.Esta espiral de violencia podría bien acabar en una guerra civil.
Civil War
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
2. (history)
a. guerra de Secesión (in the United States)
The peace treaty signed in 1865 put an end to the American Civil War.El tratado de paz firmado en 1865 puso punto final a la guerra de Secesión americana.
b. guerra civil (in the United Kingdom)
The English Civil War took place in the mid-17th century.La guerra civil inglesa tuvo lugar a mediados del siglo XVII.
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