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noun

a conference of high-ranking military or naval officers, usually for discussing a major emergency or war problem.
any conference for discussing or deciding upon a course of action.

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Origin of council of war

First recorded in 1580–90
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council of war

noun

an assembly of military leaders in wartime
an emergency meeting to formulate a plan
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