There was much difference of opinion at the Court of the Sultan whether the action of Austria should be treated as a casus belli.
He would be an "Ishmaelite," finding "casus belli" in all the purposes of fate.
The incident or accident threatened to assume the proportions of a casus belli.
He adds that with the Germans war is instinctive; there is no casus belli at all.
It was tantamount to a declaration of war, and was everywhere regarded as a casus belli, and Lemuel Dalton accepted it as such.
The Markgrafs casus belli was now gone; but his demands knew no bounds.
For there was considerable difference of opinion as to what should be the casus belli.
The farmer had taken his cats part, and scolded the man, and hence the casus belli.
The refusal of the foreign Government constitutes a casus belli.
If not, although a man of peace, I shall consider it a casus belli!