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Gun War, noun phrase

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The war of 1880–81 which resulted from the Cape government’s attempt to disarm the Basotho.
[1893 H.B. Sidwell Story of S. Afr. 118The War of the Guns...The Basutos..felt as a bitter insult the demand of the Colonial Government to give up their guns, in 1880. They refused to obey, and war followed.]
1989 Reader’s Digest Illust. Hist. of S. Afr. 193 (caption)Cape troops march into Basutoland in a bid to disarm Basotho during the so-called ‘Gun War’ of 1880–81.
The war of 1880–81 which resulted from the Cape government’s attempt to disarm the Basotho.

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