Definition of Gunrunning

1. Noun. The smuggling of guns and ammunition into a country secretly and illegally.

Generic synonyms: Smuggling



Definition of Gunrunning

1. Noun. The smuggling of arms and ammunition. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gunrunning

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gunrunning

gunperson
gunpersons
gunplay
gunplays
gunpoint
gunpoints
gunport
gunports
gunpowder
gunpowderish
gunpowders
gunroom
gunrooms
gunrunner
gunrunners
gunrunning (current term)
gunrunnings
guns
gunsel
gunsels
gunship
gunships
gunshot
gunshot wound
gunshots
gunshy
gunsight
gunsights
gunslinger
gunslingers

Literary usage of Gunrunning

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1. Writing of Today: Models of Journalistic Prose by Gerhard Richard Lomer (1919)
"Money can never restore any gunrunning is absurd. Louvain. Great architects and artists, Fifty Germans were killed and dead these six hundred years, ..."

2. Low-Intensity Conflict in the Third World by Stephen Blank, Lewis B. Ware, Air University (U.S.). Press (1988)
"Filipinos are fishing, farming, and seafaring people; and piracy, smuggling, violence, and gunrunning are common—especially in the south. ..."

3. The Strategic Quadrangle: Russia, China, Japan, and the United States in by Michael Mandelbaum (1995)
"... crime, gunrunning, and the tendency to suck others in—will be magnitudes greater than the sad instance of Yugoslavia. The former Soviet Union is the one ..."

4. Responding to Low-Intensity Conflict Challenges by Stephen Blank (1993)
"This approach strengthens the international role of the KGB, both in recruiting agents and in actual operations such as terror, gunrunning, ..."

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