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artillery

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Weapons
artilleryar‧til‧le‧ry /ɑːˈtɪləri $ ɑːr-/ noun 🔊 🔊 1 [uncountable]PMW large guns, either on wheels or fixed in one place2 the artillery
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artilleryIn addition, he took 350,000 prisoners, some 400 artillery pieces and I, 300 machine-guns.Other times, though, he would have to call in artillery.We pulled back in cases like that if possible and let artillery, gunships, or even jets hit the area.The rattle of rifles and the roar of artillery are simply awful.Missile troops positioned on hilltops are very handy for protecting artillery units.You can hear the artillery going to work on his defences.Roll the artillery dice nine times and add the result.
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