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gəˈrɪl əgueril·la

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. guerrilla, guerilla, irregular, insurgentnoun

    a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment

Webster Dictionary

  1. Guerillaadjective

    see Guerrilla

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Guerilla

    Guerrilla, gėr-ril′a, n. a mode of harassing an army by small bands adopted by the Spaniards against the French in the Peninsular war: a member of such a band.—adj. conducted by or conducting petty warfare. [Sp. guerrilla, dim. of guerra (Fr. guerre)—Old High Ger. werra.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. guerilla

    Originally an irregular warfare, but now used mostly for the irresponsible kind of partisan who carries it on.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of guerilla in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of guerilla in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of guerilla in a Sentence

  1. Tony Schiena:

    Their attacks are precise and coordinated, using guerilla warfare tactics, including suicide bombers and other tactics and techniques learned from ISIS, with their allegiance to ISIS, they are also invariably well-funded and have access to sophisticated weaponry.

  2. Lyndon B. Johnson:

    Organized crime constitutes nothing less than a guerilla war against society.

  3. Glyn Davies:

    This demonstrates that the administration's guerilla war against American diplomats... has now become open warfare, clearly Marie Yovanovitch decided, given what had happened to Marie Yovanovitch, that it was necessary... to rebuke Marie Yovanovitch own commander in chief and his appointees.

  4. Jacob Shapiro:

    We can’t completely wipe out the Islamic State in any sense because it’s an idea; they can just rely on going back to more terrorist-oriented or guerilla fighting … we may be able to make some gains against them … short of actually going in and getting rid of them ourselves, we are just going to have to depend on local militias and allies to get the job done.

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