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  1. world war(noun)

    a war in which the major nations of the world are involved


  1. world war(Noun)

    A war involving the major nations of the world.

  2. Origin: A calque of Weltkrieg (from 1904), English since 1909.


  1. World war

    A world war is a war affecting most of the world's most powerful and populous countries. World wars span multiple countries on multiple continents, with battles fought in multiple theaters. The term is usually applied to the two conflicts of unprecedented scale that occurred during the 20th century: World War I and World War II. However, it is also sometimes applied to earlier wars and to a hypothetical future war.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of world war in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of world war in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of world war in a Sentence

  1. Michael Singleton:

    It was just World War III from right there.

  2. Jason Wareham:

    He wore his naval uniform from World War II.

  3. Michael Rubin:

    World War II's such a nonsensical statement to start with.

  4. David Beasley:

    We're facing the worst humanitarian crisis since World War Two.

  5. G. Hopper:

    Life was simple before World War II. After that, we had systems.

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