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war·lord / ˈwôrˌlôrd/ • n. a military commander, esp. an aggressive regional commander with individual autonomy.

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Warlords ★½ 1988 (R)

Lone soldier Carradine battles mutant hordes in a post-apocalyptic desert. Amateurish futuristic drivel. 87m/C VHS . David Carradine, Sid Haig, Ross Hagen, Fox Harris, Robert Quarry, Victoria Sellers, Brinke Stevens, Dawn Wildsmith; D: Fred Olen Ray.

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warlords Rulers who hold local authority by force of arms. The term is applied, in particular, to regional military leaders in China in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.