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ban·do·leer

or ban·do·lier  (băn′də-lîr′)
n.
A belt fitted with small pockets or loops for carrying cartridges and worn across the chest by soldiers.

[French bandoulière, from Spanish bandolera, diminutive of banda, band, of Germanic origin; see bhā- in Indo-European roots.]
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bandolier

(ˌbændəˈlɪə) or

bandoleer

n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a soldier's broad shoulder belt having small pockets or loops for cartridges
[C16: from Old French bandouliere, from Old Spanish bandolera, bandolero guerrilla, from Catalan bandoler, from bandol band, from Spanish bando; see band1]
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ban•do•lier

or ban•do•leer

(ˌbæn dlˈɪər)

n.
a broad belt with small loops or pockets for cartridges, worn over the shoulder by soldiers.
[1570–80; < Middle French bandoulliere < Catalan bandolera, feminine derivative of bandoler member of a band]
ban`do•liered′, adj.
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Noun1.bandolier - a broad cartridge belt worn over the shoulder by soldiersbandolier - a broad cartridge belt worn over the shoulder by soldiers
cartridge belt - a broad belt with loops or pockets for holding ammunition
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bandolier

[ˌbændəˈlɪəʳ] Nbandolera f
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bandolier

nSchulterpatronengurt m
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He shoved the gun and bandoleer into the shelter beside Jane.
The rifle and bandoleer lay forgotten in the shelter beside her.
As for the captain, he had carried his over his shoulder by a bandoleer, and like a wise man, lock uppermost.
With a bandoleer of cartridges across his shoulder, two six-shooters at his hips, and a rifle in his hand he was a much rejuvenated Perry.
The firearms included three M16 rifles, four Garand rifles, one M14 rifle, four shotguns, one .22-caliber Magnum rifle, one .38-caliber revolver, 12 .45-caliber pistols, two 9-mm submachine guns, 14 assorted rifle and pistol magazines loaded with ammunition, and two shotgun bandoleers with ammunition.
Acting on a tip off, FC personnel carried out search operation at Killi Shamozai area and seized ammunition including 8, SMGs, 5, G3A3, 01 LMG, 02, TR gas guns, 3, RPG7 rockets, 979 rounds of G3, 785 rounds of SMGs, 32 rounds of 12 bore rifle, 56 rounds of guns, 84 magazines of SMGs, 20 magazines of G3, 28 magazines of k,k, 2, microscopes and 26 bandoleers, said press release issue here.
Acting on a tip off, FC personnel carried out search operation at Killi Shamozai area and seized ammunition including 8, SMGs, 5, G3A3, 01 LMG, 02, TR gas guns, 3, RPG7 rockets, 979 rounds of G3, 785 rounds of SMGs, 32 rounds of 12 bore rifle, 56 rounds of tr guns, 84 magazines of SMGs, 20 magazines of G3, 28 magazines of k,k, 2, microscopes and 26 bandoleers, said press release issue here.
Oscar Partuza, the commander of 3rd Infantry Battalion, told TIMES yesterday that they seized two M16 rifles, an AK47 rifle, an M653 rifle with attached M203, M203 ammunitions, magazines of AK47 with live ammunitions and two bandoleers.
Among the weapons recovered were two M16 rifles, one AK47, an M653, one M203 grenade launcher, M203 ammunition, magazines with ammunition and two bandoleers.
On the other hand, de la Cruz claimed that people, with bandoleers (bullet magazine holders), were even bolder at night, visiting every houses for the recruitment activity and with particular interest on children as young as 11.
As issued, M72 Match ammunition came packed either in bandoleers on eight-round Garand clips or in 20-round cardboard boxes.
As issued, .30-'06 M72 Match ammunition came packed either in bandoleers on eight-round Garand clips or in 20 round cardboard boxes.