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landmine in Weapons topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlandmineland‧mine /ˈlændmaɪn/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 PMWa bomb hidden in the ground that explodes when someone walks or drives over it
Examples from the Corpus
landmineThe house was hit by a landmine and collapsed.The train hit a landmine and was then ambushed.Leicester are the sporting equivalent of those brave landmine engineers who operate in areas where one false move can destroy everything.Last Sunday 22 people died and 52 were injured in gun battles and by landmines in the state.It has 58 in-patients, 28 of whom were injured by landmines.Children, too, are the main victims of landmines.