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theatre of war

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n theatre of war the entire land, sea, and air area that may become or is directly involved in war operations
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Usage

In literature:

The breaking of Spens on the Continent, a theatre of war he has never visited; the over-statement of our casualties by more than 40 per cent.
"Gallipoli Diary, Volume 2" by Ian Hamilton
With the approach of the civil war, the Cockpit, like the public theatres, suffered an eclipse.
"Shakespearean Playhouses" by Joseph Quincy Adams
They are the poetical part of the theatre of the art of war.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Volume 11, No. 24, March, 1873" by Various
Charles, who for ten years had had active but unexciting work outside the theatre of war, now came more to the front.
"Jane Austen, Her Life and Letters" by William Austen-Leigh and Richard Arthur Austen-Leigh
It may naturally be supposed, that people of such gentle natures make no conspicuous figure in the theatre of war.
"Voyage of H.M.S. Pandora" by Edward Edwards
During the summer of 1856 that Territory was a theatre of constant war.
"History of the United States, Volume 3 (of 6)" by E. Benjamin Andrews
Once that was accomplished it would release some millions of troops whose services were needed in the western theatre of war.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume V (of 12)"
North German Coast, question of, as theatre of war, 315.
"1914" by John French, Viscount of Ypres
Two theatres exhibited this piece with all the pomp and circumstance of glorious war.
"The Dodge Club" by James De Mille
Our squadron commander read the latest by lamplight over a spread map of the theatre of war.
"The Sequel" by George A. Taylor
Theatre of war, 54-67.
"History of the War in South Africa 1899-1902 v. 1 (of 4)" by Frederick Maurice
The present war is the logical sequel of the successive scenes of the drama enacted in the Balkan theatre.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume I (of 8)" by Various
Somewhere in his rush from theatre to theatre of the war a message will reach the KAISER.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, November 4, 1914" by Various
Russia was waiting her time in this theatre of war: her object was merely to hold the gate.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume III (of VIII)" by Various
We have now passed over the entire theatre of the battles on the Eastern frontiers of the war in Europe.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume II (of VIII)" by Various
During the month of January, 1916, the southern theatre of war was comparatively quiet.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume IV (of 8)"
Man readjusts his sense of proportion as he enters a theatre of war.
"With Manchesters in the East" by Gerald B. Hurst
They are breaking up thousands of miles of Belgian railways, and they are sending them to the Polish theatre of war.
"German Problems and Personalities" by Charles Sarolea
And this Valenzia was now the theatre of a most bitter and bloody war.
"The Serapion Brethren." by Ernst Theordor Wilhelm Hoffmann
It appeared that he was not satisfied with the news which he received from the Duke and the theatre of war.
"The Banished" by Wilhelm Hauff
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In news:

International City Theatre's top-notch staging of the 1978 revue evokes Harlem from the 1920s through World War II.
"Every time I sing this song, I hope it's the last time," says the weary troubadour played by Bruce DuBose at the start of Undermain Theatre's stunning production of An Iliad, a condensed retelling of Homer's epic poem of the Trojan War.
'War Horse' at Ahmanson Theatre is a marvel of stagecraft.
' Theatre of War ' Brings Hope to Wounded Soldiers.
Young actors depict 'The Hilarious History of the Trojan War ' as part of the Lake Dillon Theatre Company's summer acting workshop.
There's no nice way to say this, so we'll just be blunt: Our theater critic, Steven Leigh Morris, did not like the National Theatre of Great Britain's production of War Horse, now playing at the Ahmanson ("Kingdom for a Horse," July 6).
The National Theatre's award-winning production of War Horse celebrated its fifth anniversary in London Oct 25 with a special performance at the New London Theatre, Drury Lane.
Cortland Repertory Theatre's 'The Drawer Boy' touches off laughter and sympathy with tale of two Canadian World War II vets.
Encore Theatre Company is proud to present the Sunnyside Performing Arts Ministry (Spam) production of "War of the Worlds" (a Radio Production).
Frontier Theatre of War.
He wound up on one of the most decorated ships of the entire war, and saw action in 13 different areas in the Pacific Theatre.
Martin Griff/The Times Peter Nero and the Philly Pops will perform a program of classic movie themes, "A Night at the Oscars," on Sept 29 at the Trenton War Memorial's Patriots Theatre.
Leading the pack with multiple nominations are Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme, Frank McGuiness' World War I drama, produced by Lincoln Center Theatre.
Georgia Civil War Commission and Friends of Nash Farm Battlefield is sponsoring Disney's Great Locomotive Chase, starring Fes Parker, at the Ritz Theatre on Saturday, April 14.
Good and evil play tug-of-war throughout the story of Snow White, Ensemble Theatre's new holiday fairytale musical.
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