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Princeton's WordNet

  1. world war(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. world war(Noun)

    A war involving the major nations of the world.

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

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  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. Eugene Deibler:

    How many people remember the Civil War? How many people will remember World War I? And now its the same with World War II, world War II will fade away also.

  2. Carly Fiorina:

    I did not think it was realistic when Republicans did not have a majority in the Senate, but when the government shut down, what happened? Government employees got their full pay -- in essence they got a two-week paid vacation. I'm not aware of any hardship to anyone, other than the veterans trying to get to the World War II memorial.

  3. Franklin Graham:

    We’re living in the most dangerous period of history in our nation, it wasn’t the Civil or Revolutionary Wars or World War I or II that were the most dangerous — that time is now. We’re fighting the war within, the moral war. If Christians don’t stand up now we’re going to lose — and we’re going to lose big.

  4. Henry Kissinger:

    If conflict is permitted to run unconstrained, the outcome could be even worse than it was in Europe, world War I broke out because of a relatively minor crisis ... and today the weapons are more powerful.

  5. Isaac Asimov:

    Dalton's records, carefully preserved for a century, were destroyed during the World War II bombing of Manchester. It is not only the living who are killed in war.

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