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(Military) Special Air Service
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|Noun||1.||SAS - a specialist regiment of the British army that is trained in commando techniques of warfare and used in clandestine operations (especially against terrorist groups)|
commando - an amphibious military unit trained for raids into enemy territory
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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SAS[ˌɛseɪˈɛs] n abbr (British) (=Special Air Service) → GIGN m
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