scourge of war

scourge of war
бедствия, вызванные войной

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  • scourge — [skʉrj] n. [ME < OFr escorgie < L ex, off, from + corrigia, a strap, whip] 1. a whip or other instrument for flogging 2. any means of inflicting severe punishment, suffering, or vengeance 3. any cause of serious trouble or affliction [the… …   English World dictionary

  • scourge — scourge1 [skə:dʒ US skə:rdʒ] n [Date: 1100 1200; : Anglo French; Origin: escorge, from Old French escorgier to whip , from Latin corrigia long thin piece of leather ] 1.) something that causes a lot of harm or suffering scourge of ▪ the scourge… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Scourge (Transformers) — Scourge is the name of several fictional characters from the Transformers series. He first appeared as one of the central villains in the 1986 film The Transformers, voiced by Stan Jones. He also regularly appeared in the animated Transformers… …   Wikipedia

  • Scourge (disambiguation) — Scourge can refer to: *Scourge, a whip or flail; also the act of using a scourge *, an expansion set to the collectible card game Magic: The Gathering * Scourge (Schooner), an American schooner converted to a warship; sank during the War of 1812… …   Wikipedia

  • Scourge of the Underworld — Superherobox| caption= Scourge, artist John Byrne. character name=Scourge of the Underworld real name=various publisher=Marvel Comics debut= Iron Man #194 (May 1985) creators=Mark Gruenwald (writer) John Byrne (artist) alliances= aliases=… …   Wikipedia

  • scourge — [[t]skɜ͟ː(r)ʤ[/t]] scourges, scourging, scourged 1) N COUNT: oft N of n A scourge is something that causes a lot of trouble or suffering to a group of people. ...the best chance in 20 years to end the scourge of terrorism... Drugs are a scourge… …   English dictionary

  • War on Terrorism — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=War on Terrorism caption=U.S. Soldiers boarding a CH 47 Chinook helicopter in Afghanistan during Operation Anaconda in the Shahi Kot Valley and Arma Mountains southeast of Zormat. date=October 7 2001cite web… …   Wikipedia

  • scourge — 1 noun (C) 1 something that causes a lot of harm or suffering (+ of): The scourge of apartheid has finally ended. 2 a whip used to punish people in former times 2 verb (T) 1 to cause a lot of harm or suffering to a place or group of people: a… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Gulf War — This article is about the war in 1990/91. For other wars of that name, see Persian Gulf War (disambiguation). Operation Desert Storm redirects here. For the video game, see Operation: Desert Storm (video game). Gulf War …   Wikipedia

  • American Civil War — (1861–1865)    The American Civil War was fought between the military forces of the Federal Government of the United States against those of the Confederate States of American, made up of 11 states who announced their secession from the Union in… …   Encyclopedia of the Age of Imperialism, 1800–1914

  • Aviation in World War I — One of the many innovations of World War I, aircraft were first used for reconnaissance purposes and later as fighters and bombers. Consequently, this was the first war which involved a struggle for control of the air, which turned it into… …   Wikipedia

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