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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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paratroopspar‧a‧troops /ˈpærətruːps/ noun [plural]  PMAa group of paratroopers who fight together as a military unit
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paratroopsStories circulated about paratroops and invasion barges.They were supported by two battalions of paratroops and other crack forces.Obeying Yazov, he sent a force of paratroops to Moscow with far from clear orders.Harvey gave him one of those Sorbo-rubber helmets that paratroops wear on practice drops.The paratroops, known as Task Force Red, dropped in two waves from C-141 cargo planes.
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