Definition of Paratroops

1. Noun. Infantry trained and equipped to parachute.

Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine
Generic synonyms: Foot, Infantry
Member holonyms: Para, Paratrooper



Definition of Paratroops

1. Noun. infantry soldiers deployed by parachute ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Paratroops

1. paratroop [n] - See also: paratroop

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paratroops

paratope
paratopes
paratose
paratose synthase
paratracheal
paratracheal lymph node
paratransgenetic
paratransgenetics
paratransit
paratrichosis
paratripsis
paratriptic
paratroop
paratrooper
paratroopers
paratroops (current term)
paratrophic
paratuberculosis
paratuberculous lymphadenitis
paratungstate
paratungstates
paratype
paratypes
paratyphlitis
paratyphoid
paratyphoid bacillus
paratyphoid fever
paratyphoids
paraumbilical
paraumbilical vein

Literary usage of Paratroops

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. General Kenney Reports: A Personal History of the Pacific War by George C. Kenney (1997)
"At about two thousand feet and directly behind the A-2os came ninety-six €-475 carrying paratroops, supplies, and some artillery. ..."

2. The Cold War in Asia edited by James G. Hershberg (1996)
"The enemy might use paratroops, Mao contended, "to disrupt our rear areas, ... We should be on guard against enemy paratroops deep inside our country and ..."

3. Who Goes TherePolitical Science (2004)
"One hundred forty one paratroops and air crewmen were killed. ... Nineteen hundred paratroops were to capture the Primosole bridge, but more than half the ..."

4. Air Force Combat Units of World War II by Maurer Maurer (1983)
"Flew first mission on ii Nov, landing paratroops at Maison Blanche. Dropped paratroops to capture airfields during the battle for Tunisia. ..."

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