guerilla force

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n guerilla force an irregular armed force that fights by sabotage and harassment; often rural and organized in large groups
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Usage

In literature:

But let him make up his mind to employ it in guerilla war, and he will find the force quite competent for that, I warrant.
"The Cavalry General" by Xenophon
He employed his fortune and influence in collecting a formidable guerilla force, and resumed his plundering operations.
"Ali Pacha" by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
He employed his fortune and influence in collecting a formidable guerilla force, and resumed his plundering operations.
"Celebrated Crimes, Complete" by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
They have asked permission to form a guerilla force to avenge the captain's death.
"The Great Round World and What Is Going On In It, Vol. 2, No. 5, February 3, 1898" by Various
While they made a good mark for the guerillas, they nevertheless were in too great force to permit of an attack in force.
"The Boy Allies with the Cossacks" by Clair W. Hayes
A small Spanish force came down from Tunja to attack the patriot guerillas in Casanare, and was repulsed.
"The South American Republics, Part II (of 2)" by Thomas C. Dawson
At this time the rebel guerillas were concentrating their forces at Jacksonport, and the picket post was doubled.
"The Dispatch Carrier and Memoirs of Andersonville Prison" by William N. Tyler
Deck forced his horse into the broad gutter; for Ceph was more inclined to leap into the crowd of guerillas, as he had been trained to do.
"In The Saddle" by Oliver Optic
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In news:

Seattle Official Registers Calm And Deadpan Hilarity In Aftermath Of Aqua Teen Hunger Force Guerilla Marketing Kerfluffle.
The 1984 original (directed by John Milius) depicts the trials and triumphs of the Wolverines, an all-American teen guerilla squadron that defends Colorado against invading Soviet, Sandinista, and Cuban forces.
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