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Noun: Cold War
  1. A state of political hostility that existed from 1945 until 1990 between countries led by the Soviet Union and countries led by the United States
Noun: cold war  kówld wor
  1. A state of political hostility between countries using means short of armed warfare

Derived forms: cold wars

Type of: antagonism, enmity, hostility

Antonym: hot war

Encyclopedia: Cold War, Bibliography

Cold war