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war party

n.
1. A band of warriors engaged in fighting or raiding an enemy. Used especially of Native Americans.
2. A political party that advocates or supports a war, especially a controversial one.

war′ par`ty


n.
1. a group of American Indians prepared for war.
2. any political party or group that advocates war.
[1745–55, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.war party - a band of warriors who raid or fight an enemy (used especially of Native Americans)
party, company - a band of people associated temporarily in some activity; "they organized a party to search for food"; "the company of cooks walked into the kitchen"
Amerindian, Native American - any member of the peoples living in North or South America before the Europeans arrived
2.war party - a political party that supports a war
party, political party - an organization to gain political power; "in 1992 Perot tried to organize a third party at the national level"
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But, as he passed through the Notch of the mountains, a war party of Indians captured our unlucky merchant, and carried him to Montreal, there holding him in bondage, till, by the payment of a heavy ransom, he had wofully subtracted from his hoard of pine-tree shillings.
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Of late, throughout the country our criminal war party is actively recruiting borderline crimInals for the armed forces.
No, the war party wanted to hear about the sacredness of life.
After hundreds of Americans were tragically and suddenly killed, the War Party had its casus belli.
The event will be chaired by Dr John Cox of the Vote to Stop the War party, and among the speakers will be Jo Wilding, who recently returned from Iraq having acted as a human shield.
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It is an open secret that the War Party and its cronies, including Turkey, Qatar and Saudi Arabia which are the primary recipients of the US trade in weapons, have been backing various terrorist groups fighting against the Syrian government, including some of those involved in the massacre of Paris on November 13.
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If there is no sufficient reason for war, the war party will make war on one pretext, then invent another.