Definition of blood feud in English:

blood feud

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  • A lengthy conflict between families involving a cycle of retaliatory killings.
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    • As might be imagined, this seeking of justice would often escalate into a private vendetta and eventually into a blood feud between families or tribes.
    • ‘We are sorry about what happened,’ he says, but argues that the deaths were the result of a decades-long blood feud between the families.
    • The Secretary of State notes that you claim that your father approached village elders with a request that they mediate in the blood feud in which your family is involved.

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