Public war

a war between independent sovereign states.

See also: War

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uf, a tall and strong man, whose life had been spent in public war or in private feuds and broils, and who had hesitated at no means of extending his feudal power, had features corresponding to his character, and which strongly expressed the fiercer and more malignant passions of the mind.
Magufuli, 57, who has been in office since 2015, is known as the "bulldozer" for how he goes about restructuring his country, including building roads, waging a public war on corruption and reckless spending.
A DRUNKEN woman who twice urinated on a public war memorial in front of horrified onlookers has been jailed for seven months.
The acrimonious split between Johnny Depp, 52, and his 30-year-old wife Amber Heard has descended into an all-out public war between the two.
The acrimonious split between Johnny Depp, 52, and wife Amber Heard has descended into an all out public war between the two.
Some have stated that the public war monument is as much a declaration of state power as it is a memorial to the fallen.
Berahino remains a top target for Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino but the public war of words between Jeremy Peace and Spurs counterpart Daniel Levy during the transfer saga will make any deal a difficult one to complete.
IT IS 1910 Russia a Bulgakov, the new secretary to Leo Tolstoy, arrives at twriter's estate - thbattleground for a public war in The LStation (BBC2, ton 11pm).
in 2014 covered up an ichthus, a symbol sometimes called a "Christian fish," on the public war memorial.
But he has also alienated many of his euro zone peers and has been involved in a public war of words with his powerful German counterpart, Wolfgang Schaeuble, raising concerns about whether he was hampering rather than helping talks to secure aid.
STEVE BRUCE has backed "the best referee in the Premier League" to call it right at the KC Stadium today as Jose Mourinho continued his public war on officialdom.
No one wants to get into a public war of words, but this issue is threatening to overshadow one of the most exciting seasons in years.
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