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storm trooper

n.
1.
a. A member of the Nazi militia noted for brutality and violence.
b. One who resembles or behaves like a member of the Nazi militia.
2. A member of a force of shock troops.

[From storm troops, translation of German Sturmtruppen : Sturm(abteilung), Storm (Division) + Truppen, troops.]
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storm trooper

n
1. (Historical Terms) a member of the Nazi SA
2. (Military) a member of a force of shock troops
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storm′ troop`er


n.
a member of a Nazi militia organized about 1923, notorious for its violence and terrorism.
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Noun1.storm trooper - a member of the Nazi SAstorm trooper - a member of the Nazi SA    
German Nazi, Nazi - a German member of Adolf Hitler's political party
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