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war story

noun
1.
an account or anecdote concerning one's personal experiences, especially in military combat, during a war.
2.
Informal. a story about hardships, ordeals, or adventures one has undergone.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65
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Examples for war story
  • For me to try and tell a war story, it needs to be done in a truthful way.
  • Use a war story to relate the subject or ask if anyone has fallen off a ladder.

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