War of Secession


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War of Secession

n
(Historical Terms) another name for the (American) Civil War
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There are different estimates for the number of people killed in the ninemonth Bangladeshi war of secession.
Taken from pp 295, 296, Extracts of letters written by Sisters of Charity during the War of Secession, from 1861 to 1865: "Military Hospital (House of Refuge), St.
Bangladesh has been plagued by political violence ever since it won independence from Pakistan in 1971 after a bloody war of secession.
Lee goes on to capture Philadelphia, earning the Confederate States of American diplomatic recognition from both Britain and France, thus winning the war (which is known as the War of Secession in the alternate timeline) and independence from the United States.
Two, the problems Croatia had to cope with -- revamping a statist post-communist economy, dealing with rampant corruption and building a new state after a war of secession -- were of a totally different nature than those Turkey is facing.
The number of dead from that nine-month war of secession remains unknown and controversial.
Petersburg and his move to Moscow in 1996; his Moscow years as lieutenant of Kremlin officials, culminating in his appointment by Boris Yeltsin as prime minister in 1999; and his time as prime minister and acting president, including the problem of the Chechen war of secession.
This is the worst outbreak of violence in Yemen since the 1994 war of secession.
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