War

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See also: war, WAR, wär, and war-

English[edit]

Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, an 1887 painting by Victor Vasnetsov. The Lamb is visible at the top.

Etymology[edit]

Capitalization of war.

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War

  1. The personification of war, often depicted in armor and riding a red horse.
  2. A city in West Virginia, United States.

Usage notes[edit]

The War frequently refers to the Second World War (World War II/WW2/WWII) in informal contexts in Britain, and less commonly so in the United States and Canada.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested as werum in 1433. Borrowed from West Frisian It War, derived in turn from Old Frisian were (plot of land, landed property), later reinterpreted to West Frisian war (low-lying grassland).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: War

Proper noun[edit]

War n

  1. A hamlet in Waadhoeke, Friesland, Netherlands.
    Synonym: It War (Frisian, unofficial)