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Example Sentences for "civil"

fears the outbreak of a civil warWith tensions mounting between the different ethnic groups, the U.N. fears the outbreak of a civil war.

In any military conflict, there are always innocent civilians who are killed or injured.

We got married in a civil ceremony which was held in our living room.

Martin Luther King, Jr. devoted his life to fighting for the civil rights of black Americans.

The American Civil War between the North and South cost thousands and thousands of young men their lives.

The mayor fears that the civil unrest in one part of the city may spread to other areas if it is not brought under control immediately.

A large part of the country's civilian population have become refugees, all trying to flee the fighting.

Joan Ganz Cooney once said that cherishing children is the mark of a civilized society.

The world's first civilizations appeared around 5,000 B.C. near rivers.

During World War Two, an average of 388,000 civilians were killed every month from 1939 to 1945.

Are laws against chemical warfare some strange attempt at making war appear civilized?

Some of the greatest civilizations in the history of the world developed in the area now known as Mexico.

In 1791, the Pope became angered by a declaration made in France stating that the clergy was to be subject to civil law.

The first known civilization in the Western Hemisphere developed in Mexico around 1500 B.C.

Iraq is home to the world's earliest known civilization.

The ancient Greeks thought of themselves as the most civilized culture in the world.

The total civilian and military population of the Panama Canal Area is about 35,000.

The civil war in Tajikstan has claimed over 2,000 lives so far.

A Chinese proverb tells us that respect for one's parents is the highest duty of civil life.

In February of 1993, Kim Young-sam was sworn in as South Korea's first civilian President in 32 years.

Someone once noted that civilized man has marched across the face of the earth and left a desert in his footprints.


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