And No. 3: Everett Dirksen passed the civil Rights Act, pal.
The other kind goes to civil servants and tends to be more modest.
Christie manages to win the nomination and the GOP civil war officially begins.
The Republican George Romney is being celebrated for standing up to his party on civil rights, for example.
This equality is quite different from the type he sought in terms of civil rights.
More than you killed and wounded, remember, in the whole civil War.
Yet he is not possessed of the civil rights which citizenship should carry with it.
It is but civil of them to come and leave a card, at all events.
In the following century came the three sieges of the civil War.
There is an element in this country that already has no use for the soldier of the civil War.
late 14c., "relating to civil law or life; pertaining to the internal affairs of a state," from Old French civil "civil, relating to civil law" (13c.) and directly from Latin civilis "relating to a citizen, relating to public life, befitting a citizen," hence by extension "popular, affable, courteous;" alternative adjectival derivation of civis "townsman" (see city).
The sense of "polite" was in classical Latin, from the courteous manners of citizens, as opposed to those of soldiers. But English did not pick up this nuance of the word until late 16c. "Courteous is thus more commonly said of superiors, civil of inferiors, since it implies or suggests the possibility of incivility or rudeness" [OED]. Civil case (as opposed to criminal) is recorded from 1610s. Civil liberty is by 1640s. Civil service is from 1772, originally in reference to the East India Company.