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  1. franc-tireurnoun

    a sharpshooter (in the French army)

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  1. franc-tireur

    Francs-tireurs (pronounced [fʁɑ̃.ti.ʁœʁ], French for "free shooters") were irregular military formations deployed by France during the early stages of the Franco-Prussian War (1870–71). The term was revived and used by partisans to name two major French Resistance movements set up to fight against the Germans during World War II.The term is sometimes used to refer more generally to guerrilla fighters who operate outside the laws of war.

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  1. franc-tireur

    A franc-tireur is a term originally referring to French civilian irregular soldiers or partisan fighters who participate in combat during warfare. The term means "free shooter" in French. These fighters operate outside of the traditional military command structure. The term has been used to refer to guerrilla fighters, resistance fighters, and irregular military forces.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Franc-tireur

    frang-tē-rėr′, n. a French sharp-shooter, one of an armed band of French peasants and others prominent in the later stages of the Franco-Prussian war. [Fr. franc, free, tireur, a shooter.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of franc-tireur in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of franc-tireur in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7


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