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Topic: NATIONALITY AND RACE

Date: 1600-1700
Language: Latin
Origin: internecinus, from internecare 'to destroy completely', from necare 'to kill'

internecine

adjective
     
in‧ter‧ne‧cine [only before noun] formal
SAN internecine fighting or struggles happen between members of the same group or nation:
internecine warfare
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