war cloud

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Noun1.war cloud - an ominous sign that war threatenswar cloud - an ominous sign that war threatens  
augury, foretoken, preindication, sign - an event that is experienced as indicating important things to come; "he hoped it was an augury"; "it was a sign from God"
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Amazon is facing opposition from other US tech firms, including Microsoft and Oracle, in a bid to build the $10 billion Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure, a "war cloud" computing system for the Defense Department.
Dr Mahathir said the overarching goal must be to find ways of working with the rising power rather than to let fears about the current trade war cloud the government's judgment.
After Austria-Hungary's declaration of war against Serbia, our front page report observed: "The war cloud which has been hanging over Europe has burst", marking the start of the First World War.
It is a distant, ever present war cloud that hangs just over the border from Hwacheon County.
The map promises us an "impromptu shooting range that has been assimilated into the test sites inventory by Hal McFeely," which, in small print, it advises us to "view at [our] own risk." A pair of women on three-wheeled motorized dirt bikes zoom past us in halter tops, hooting joyfully, and off in the distance we can see a war cloud of dust kicked up by a noisy swarm of off-road vehicles.
One of the bloodstained letters which was in Joe's breast pocket when he was shot encloses 10 shillings and says: ''It has been a solemn year for many of us and our optimistic feeling dies down for a moment as we think that another Christmas will be spent under the war cloud and the joyous bells will have again a muffled sound.''
The first was won by War Cloud, with a time of 1:53 3/5.
Both the recession and Persian Gulf War cloud Montana's 1991 travel and tourism forecast.
"While a drop in geopolitical risk premium comes as a welcome relief, with the omnipresent trade war clouds looming ominously over the market...
We should not wait for the 'war clouds' to gather before we start training our young men to bear arms.
It was a response to the gathering of war clouds over Europe brought about by German aggression and threats by its leader, Adolf Hitler, to annexe territory adjacent to the Reich.
But as they start their new life together in 1939, war clouds are gathering and London is about to suffer from the Blitz.