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consription
compulsory enrollment of persons especially for military service
coup d'etat
a sudden decisive exercise of force in politics; especially : the violent overthrow or alteration of an existing government by a small group
casualties
a military person lost through death, wounds, injury, sickness, internment, or capture or through being missing in action b : a person or thing injured, lost, or destroyed
abdicate
to relinquish (as sovereign power) formally
prefect
1 : any of various high officials or magistrates of differing functions and ranks in ancient Rome
2 : a chief officer or chief magistrate
cede
1 : to yield or grant typically by treaty
Cossacks
a member of a group of frontiersmen of southern Russia organized as cavalry in the czarist army
feudalism
1 : the system of political organization prevailing in Europe from the 9th to about the 15th centuries having as its basis the relation of lord to vassal with all land held in fee and as chief characteristics homage, the service of tenants under arms and in court, wardship, and forfeiture
abolish
1 : to end the observance or effect of : ANNUL
2 : DESTROY
coalition
2 : a temporary alliance of distinct parties, persons, or states for joint action