USS Cole

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Noun1.USS Cole - a United States destroyerUSS Cole - a United States destroyer; "17 sailors died as the result of a terrorist attack while the USS Cole was anchored in Aden"
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
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