Social War

/soʊʃəl ˈwɔ/ (say sohshuhl 'waw)

noun
1. the war between Athens and its confederates in 357–355 BC.
2. the war between Rome and its Italian allies in 90–88 BC.
{Latin socius ally}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Social War — may refer to:* Social War (357 355 BC), or the War of the Allies, was fought between the Second Athenian Empire and the allies of Chios, Rhodes, and Cos as well as Byzantium * Social War (91–88 BC), or the Italian War or the Marsic War, was… …   Wikipedia

  • Social War (91–88 BC) — This article is about the conflict between Rome and her Italian allies between 91 and 88 BC For the Athenian conflict with its allies between 357 and 355 BC see Social War (357–355 BC). Social War Part of the Roman unification of Italy Date 91–88 …   Wikipedia

  • Social War — 1. Gk. Hist. the war between Athens and its confederates, 357 355 B.C. 2. Rom. Hist. the war in Italy between Rome and its allies, 90 88 B.C. * * * Social War noun The war (90–88BC) of Rome s Italian allies (Socii) against Rome for admission to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Social War — 1. Gk. Hist. the war between Athens and its confederates, 357 355 B.C. 2. Rom. Hist. the war in Italy between Rome and its allies, 90 88 B.C. * * * or Italic War or Marsic War (90–89 BC) Rebellion waged by ancient Rome s Italian allies (Latin,… …   Universalium

  • SOCIAL WAR —    name given to an Insurrection of the allied States in Italy against the domination of Rome, and which lasted from 90 to 88 B.C., in consequence of their exclusion from the rights of citizenship and the privileges attached; they formed a league …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Social War (357–355 BC) — This article is about the conflict between Athens and its allies between 357 and 355 BC : For the conflict between Rome and her allies between 91 and 88 BC, see Social War (91–88 BC) Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Social War partof= date=357… …   Wikipedia

  • Coinage of the Social War (91–88 BC) — Denarius Laureate head of Italia left, Oscan retrograde legend right UILETIV [víteliú = Italia] …   Wikipedia

  • social — [sō′shəl] adj. [< Fr or L: Fr < L socialis < socius, companion, akin to sequi, to follow < IE base * sekw , to follow > OE secg, man, warrior] 1. of or having to do with human beings living together as a group in a situation in… …   English World dictionary

  • war — war1 /wawr/, n., v., warred, warring, adj. n. 1. a conflict carried on by force of arms, as between nations or between parties within a nation; warfare, as by land, sea, or air. 2. a state or period of armed hostility or active military… …   Universalium

  • social — adj. & n. adj. 1 of or relating to society or its organization. 2 concerned with the mutual relations of human beings or of classes of human beings. 3 living in organized communities; unfitted for a solitary life (man is a social animal). 4 a… …   Useful english dictionary

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