war-torn

ADJECTIVE
  1. laid waste by war
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How To Use war-torn In A Sentence

  • It all started when Senator Clinton recalled ducking to avoid a potential sniper fire when she visited war-torn Bosnia in 1996 as first lady. CNN Transcript Mar 17, 2008
  • Peace is a distant hope in this war-torn region.
  • And if their ‘crime’ was to donate 4,000 pairs of footwear to the workhouses, women's refuges and orphanages of war-torn Kosovo, then it was guilty as charged.
  • Soon, the flood of refuges overwhelms the establishment, and all of the foreigners flee the war-torn nation.
  • The war-torn country is rich in hydrocarbons but current production is some 500,000 barrels per day. Times, Sunday Times
  • By claiming to be fleeing the war-torn countries their asylum claims look more plausible and are likelier to succeed. The Sun
  • But perhaps the greatest challenge will be raising funds abroad to rebuild a war-torn country.
  • Born and raised in war-torn Nicaragua, Rebecca and her family fled to Panama as refugees in the early Eighties.
  • Life in the camps was sometimes easier than subsistence on the war-torn veld, but malnutrition, disease, and neglect killed 42,000 camp inmates.
  • The dispatch of U.N. peacekeepers to Liberia is the first real sign of progress in the search for peace in that war-torn country.
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