War of Secession


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

War of Secession

n
(Historical Terms) another name for the (American) Civil War
References in periodicals archive ?
The government said a form of radical Islam had been imported to Kosovoby non-governmental organizations from the Middle East after the end of its 1998-99 war of secession from Serbia.
So this was not a "civil war" but a second war of secession. Even with the people as armed as they were in the 11 legally seceded states, they were attacked, burned, and subdued, and hundreds of thousands needlessly died.
Because of the War of Independence and then the War of Secession, not to mention the new nation's armed expansion in all directions, men with military backgrounds were often favored as leaders.
Authors, Richard Sisson and Leo Rose in their book published in 1990 titled 'War of secession: Pakistan, India and creation of Bangladesh' gave an account of the events that took place from 1970 to 1971 in former East Pakistan.
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. Deadly clashes and a boycott threat by Hasina's Awami League led to the cancellation of elections in January 2007 and a subsequent coup.
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. He then takes an analytical and topical approach to issues in Russian domestic and foreign policy between 1999 and 2009, including how Putin stabilized the state and rectified economic and financial prospects; attempted partnerships with the US, Germany, and France; and faced challenges in asserting Russian predominance.
Yemen is another Arab specimen in which Al-Qaeda expanded while the government was busy with the problems of the opposition and the latter was busy watching the government getting into trouble and overlooking the poverty clusters in the south since the "war of secession" ended.
Full browser ?