The ravages of war decimated the country: death, destruction and pestilence resulted from the bombings.
The reconstructive work necessary after the ravages of the war was enormous.
Forest trees also suffer from their ravages, especially the conifers (Lophyrus pini).
The public works suffer from the ravages of white ants.
and impoverished by the ravages of the Huns.
(1605-1661), sided with the imperialists in the Thirty Years' War, during which Hesse-Darmstadt suffered very severely from the ravages of the Swedes.