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  • as inprisoner of war
  • as incaptive

synonyms for prisoner war

  • captive
  • hostage
  • prisoner
  • enemy prisoner of war
  • pow
  • detainee
  • hostage
  • prisoner
  • prisoner of war
  • slave
  • bondman
  • bondwoman
  • con
  • convict
  • internee
  • bondservant
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How to use prisoner war in a sentence

He distinguished himself in several campaigns, especially in the Peninsular war, and was raised to the rank of field marshal.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
His 6,000 native auxiliaries (as it proved later on) could not be relied upon in a civil war.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
"There is no more war," Brion translated for Ulv, realizing that the Disan had understood nothing of the explanation.
SENSE OF OBLIGATIONHENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY (AKA HARRY HARRISON)
I cannot reconcile the idea of a tender Heavenly Father with the known horrors of war, slavery, pestilence, and insanity.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
We were now masters of the whole country, and the war was apparently at an end.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
They determined that an offensive war should be carried on against them, and voted to raise 90 men!
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
From the very first of the war their work was to help exterminate the guerrilla bands which infested the State.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Insurrectionary movements at Rome in consequence of the pope's refusal to declare war against Austria.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
They also seized the lake gunboats, took an entire Spanish garrison prisoner, and captured a large quantity of stores.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
He carried this war of extermination up to Ilocos, where, little by little, his forces deserted him.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor