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warlord

Syllabification: war·lord
Pronunciation: /ˈwôrˌlôrd
 
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Definition of warlord in English:

noun

A military commander, especially an aggressive regional commander with individual autonomy.
Example sentences
  • The US is buying off regional warlords and militia commanders for a variety of reasons.
  • Last week Karzai threatened to resign unless regional warlords paid more revenue into central government coffers.
  • The regional and local warlords who were the key allies of the US against the Taliban are not advocates of women's rights.

Words that rhyme with warlord

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