guerrilla warfare

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guerril′la war′fare


n.
the use of surprise raids, sabotage, etc., by small, mobile groups of irregular forces operating in enemy territory.

guerrilla warfare

Military and paramilitary operations conducted in enemy-held or hostile territory by irregular, predominantly indigenous forces. Also called GW. See also unconventional warfare.
Translations

guerrilla warfare

nguerriglia
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Sean Stimson, previously of Angle Street, Longlands, Middlesbrough, claimed at an earlier hearing: "It was a guerrilla war.
A Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) rebel prepares a cow's foot to be cooked following the 10th Guerrilla Conference in the remote Yari plains where FARC ratified a peace accord attempting to end 52-year-old guerrilla war between FARC and the state, which has left 220,000 dead.
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COLOMBIA'S government and leftist rebels have announced they have reached a deal on a ceasefire that would be the last major step toward ending Latin America's oldest guerrilla war.
When the guerrilla war waged by ZANLA started (of course at different times in the various theatres in Rhodesia), the majority of the adult population became very apprehensive about the presence of young armed men in the form of fighters.
Colombia's decades-long civil war has killed some 200,000 people and uprooted more than six million since FARC launched its Marxist guerrilla war in 1964.
The five-day event, which lured nearly 1,000 participants to Cartagena, was at recognition that Colombia's most famous port city is taking off as a tourist destination, just as peace talks between Bogoto and FARC rebels promise to end a guerrilla war that has been ranging for more than 50 years, reports Larry Luxner in News Is My Business (Feb.
In a guerrilla war not everyone who isn't shooting at you is friendly or even neutral.
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But he added: "I think what you have now among consumers is a kind of guerrilla war, that they can't or won't pay full price.