civil_war-n; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: war between citizens of the same country

Commentary: CIVIL_WAR[+event][+extended][+conflict][+armed][+between_citizens][+of_nation][+same]

The frequent civil wars in the region have destroyed economic growth.
The north of that country is on the verge of civil war with the rest of it.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1