English version

war-torn

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Military
war-tornˈwar-torn adjective [only before noun]  PMWARa war-torn country, city etc is being destroyed by war
Examples from the Corpus
war-tornWith sirens blaring and amber lights flashing, the squad cars slewed to a halt at the rear of a war-torn Cadillac.After all, nothing could be worse than the war-torn, economically deprived, famine stricken homelands which they left behind.The plan offered long-term aid to war-torn Europe.In 1941, Margaret E. Ray escaped war-torn France and landed in New York.He says the West has failed the war-torn republics, and must now intervene.Meanwhile, Liddell had been working as a field missionary in war-torn Siaochang.Outside in the war-torn street, Special Forces vehicles drew up in an uncompromising line.Resources that might have been used to reconstruct a war-torn world went instead into new armaments.
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.
Word of the day atypical not typical or usual