Definition of warlord in English:
A military commander, especially an aggressive regional commander with individual autonomy: the mountains were commanded by ferocious and imposing warlords a network of alliances between provincial warlords broke down
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- 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.
Definition of warlord in:
- US English dictionary
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