from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The civilian population or the civilian activities of a country at war.

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  • n. The civilian sphere as opposed to the military; or specifically the civilian sphere which supports a military effort

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the civilian population (and their activities) of a country at war


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