faction fight

noun

Southern African a fight between rival Black groups, usually originating in tribal or clan feuds

Nearby words

  1. fact-check,
  2. fact-finding,
  3. factice,
  4. facticity,
  5. faction,
  6. factional,
  7. factionalism,
  8. factionalize,
  9. factious,
  10. factiously

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Examples from the Web for faction fight

  • We killed in sudden anger, or, in the case of three among us, in a faction-fight.

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