Definition of Conscriptions
1. conscription [n] - See also: conscription
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Conscriptions
Literary usage of Conscriptions
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. History of the United States of America by Henry Adams (1921)
"I care nothing more for your actings and doings," wrote Gouverneur Morris to Pickering in Congress.1 " Your decree of conscriptions and your levy of ..."
2. The Political State of Italy by Theodore Lyman (1820)
"Amount of population in 1808—losses by Revolution, robberies, domestic commotions—conscriptions—extraordinary losses readily ..."
3. Memoirs of the Public and Private Life of Napoleon Bonaparte: With Copious (1827)
"... was the granting a levy of eighty thousand men, out of the con- scription for 1807: thus lightly were two conscriptions levied in the same year, ..."