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gun·run·ner

 (gŭn′rŭn′ər)
n.
One that smuggles firearms and ammunition.

gun′run′ning n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gunrunner - a smuggler of gunsgunrunner - a smuggler of guns      
contrabandist, moon curser, moon-curser, runner, smuggler - someone who imports or exports without paying duties
Translations

gunrunner

[ˈgʌnˌrʌnəʳ] Ncontrabandista mf or traficante mf de armas

gunrunner

[ˈgʌnˌrʌnəʳ] ntrafficante m/f or contrabbandiere/a di armi
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De Monfreid was famous for his travels in the Red Sea and the Horn of Africa coast from Tanzania to Aden, Yemen, the Arabian Peninsula and Suez, that he sailed in his various expeditions as adventurer, smuggler and gunrunner (during which he said he more than once escaped the Royal Navy coast-guards cutters).
The fatalities were inside the home of suspected gunrunner Delfin Guiang when policemen, armed with a search warrant, raided the house at 7 a.
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Department of Justice, Project Gunrunner, available at www.
India: India pressed Danish prosecutors Wednesday to appeal a court decision not to extradite a gunrunner who parachuted weapons into India, saying it could guarantee he would be properly treated.
Charles Grassley, the ranking Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee, to Kenneth Melson, Acting Director of ATE expressing "serious concerns" about Project Gunrunner, and noting allegations about the slaying of the Border Patrol Agent "were accompanied by detailed documentation which appears to lend credibility to the claims.
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