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  • hostile, eager to fight
  • acting violently to others
  • country or other group which starts or carries on a war
         The U.N. sent a treaty proposal to the belligerents.
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Bel*lig"er*ent (&?;), a. [L. bellum war + gerens, -entis, waging, p. pr. of gerere to wage: cf. F. belligérant. See Bellicose, Jest.] 1. Waging war; carrying on war. "Belligerent powers." E. Everett.

2. Pertaining, or tending, to war; of or relating to belligerents; as, a belligerent tone; belligerent rights.

Bel*lig"er*ent, n. A nation or state recognized as carrying on war; a person engaged in warfare.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

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