wikipedia|World War III
en-proper noun|sg=World War III
- A hypothetical world war following World War II.
During the w:cold war|Cold War this term implied instantaneous world destruction. With the various subsequent convential wars, that implication is becoming much less common. Moreoften now it is used colloquially to exaggerate personal arguments, especially conflicts within a nuclear family.
third world war
World War I
World War II
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