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  1. Guerrillas

    Guerrillas is a 1975 novel by V. S. Naipaul. The book is set on an unnamed, remote Caribbean island populated by a mix of ethnicities, but dominated by post-colonial British. Probably the island is modeled after Trinidad, Naipaul's birthplace.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. guerrillas

    (Sp. guérra, “war”). The name given to armed bands, who on occasion of foreign invasion or civil wars, carry on an irregular warfare on their own account. The name was first applied in Spain to irregular soldiery. From 1808 to 1814 they were regularly organized against the French, and being favored by the character of the country which they fought in, were successful on many occasions. In our late civil war many bands were organized in the Border States, and were a great annoyance to both armies. If guerrillas are taken captive in open warfare, they should be treated according to the usual customs of war, unless they are known to have been guilty of acts not tolerated in civilized warfare. In the Franco-German war, however, we find that the Germans refused to recognize as soldiers, or extend the privileges of war, to the francs-tireurs, a body of French volunteer sharpshooters, who, to a great extent, adopted this system of guerrilla warfare.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of guerrillas in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of guerrillas in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of guerrillas in a Sentence

  1. Luis Gustavo Moreno:

    If a peace deal is reached, common criminals will try to present themselves as guerrillas to win benefits.

  2. Joshua Mitrotti:

    A vocational component is going to be very important but there has to be a political component at the heart of training offered to ex-guerrillas, about how a democracy functions, because this is about the transition of people who once held arms to becoming citizens in a democracy.

  3. Aristedes Parada:

    There was no future there. I had to be hiding from the military, from the guerrillas, it was horrible.

  4. Emin Alper:

    When we were shooting the film, we were living in a quite peaceful period and we thought that when we were shooting it, we said that now the film is referring more to the past, but suddenly in July after this bomb attack in Suruc the ceasefire has stopped between Kurdish guerrillas and the government. And the film suddenly started referring to the present.

  5. Jhon Jairo Burbano:

    When we first met we didn't have a big group hug, we were wary of each other and kept our distance. We separated into left and right, the ex-paramilitaries on one side, the ex-guerrillas on the other.

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