Definition of atomic war in English:

atomic war

Line breaks: atom¦ic war

noun

[mass noun]
  • Warfare in which atom bombs are used.
    More example sentences
    • He even went so far as to admit that atomic war would be catastrophic for all mankind, but he was soon persuaded by his colleagues to backtrack.
    • How else would I be able to argue that the only response that would be unreasonable would be atomic war?
    • If statesmen failed to prevent atomic war, he said, ‘the war after that will be fought with sticks and stones.’

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