violent separation

See: avulsion
References in classic literature ?
All that he had ever heard of the violent separation of the vast tribes of the Delawares rushed across his mind, and he awaited the proper moment to speak, with a suspense that was rendered nearly intolerable by his interest in the stake.
As if the violent separation in 1947 wasn't enough, their feud and endless bickering over Kashmir has further poisoned the Indo-Pak relationship, condemning the neighbours to a perpetual inferno of war.
AKEL Spokesman Andros Kyprianou said yesterday Cyprus faced the exacerbation of a series of environmental problems resulting from the violent separation of the Cypriot ecosystem following the invasion of 1974, but also the years of lawless development and the lack of government policy.
Yet this facile distinction has only been made possible since the end of the nineteenth century when the new Western-style "progressive" Japanese government ordered an unnatural and violent separation of Shinto from Buddhism.
There are occasional references to an inherited sense of dislocation and submerged longing that can be traced hack to their ancestors' violent separation from their homeland.
However, the theme of Fire is a forbidden lesbian relationship and Earth is about the violent separation of Indian and Pakistan in 1947.
According to the papyrus, it is in the framework of the great whirlwind which marks the acme of Strife's power that the violent separation of the limbs composing the living occurs, then the death and decay of the isolated limbs (d 1-10 and pp.