Definition of Guerillas

1. Noun. (plural of guerilla) ¹



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Definition of Guerillas

1. guerilla [n] - See also: guerilla

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Guerillas

gueparde
guepardes
guerdon
guerdoned
guerdoning
guerdonless
guerdons
guereza
guerezas
gueridon
gueridons
guerilla
guerilla(a)
guerilla force
guerilla traveler
guerillas (current term)
guerite
guerites
guernsey
guernsey elm
guernsey lily
guernseys
guerras civiles
guerrilla
guerrilla(a)
guerrilla force
guerrilla television
guerrilla theater
guerrilla warfare
guerrillalike

Literary usage of Guerillas

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1. The Elements of International Law: With an Account of Its Origin, Sources by George Breckenridge Davis (1915)
"guerillas. These are persons who lurk in the vicinity of an army, ... guerillas are not to be confounded with bands or organized parties, commissioned by ..."

2. The Military and Naval History of the Rebellion in the United States. With by William Jewett Tenney (1865)
"In the mean time, the Union citizens of the State had been almost incessantly harassed by roving bands of guerillas and marauders, of whom the cavalry ..."

3. The Life of Clinton Bowen Fisk by Alphonso Alva Hopkins (1888)
"ADMINISTRATION AMONG guerillas. BY Special Orders No. ... Bushwhackers and guerillas abounded. Life and property were everywhere unsafe. ..."

4. Outlines of International Law: With an Account of Its Origin and Sources and by George Breckenridge Davis (1898)
"guerillas.—These are persons who lurk in the vicinity of an army, and commit acts of ... guerillas, however, are not partisans," their acts are unlawful, ..."

5. The Smoked Yank by Melvin Grigsby (1888)
"... Whittaker's scouts, a band of guerillas that infested the region, but really for the purpose of protecting teams that followed after to bring in cotton. ..."

6. Southern History of the War by Edward Alfred Pollard (1865)
"The Missouri " guerillas."—Quan- trell.—Romantic Incidents.—THE VIRGINIA-TENNESSEE FRONTIER.—Operations of General Sam Jones.—An Engagement near Warm ..."

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