Definition of Chindit in English:
A member of the Allied forces behind the Japanese lines in Burma in 1943–45.
- More successful was their use by the Air Commando which, in March 1944, landed some of the Chindits by glider behind Japanese lines in Burma.
- He was then put in charge of the Chindit force to operate in Burma behind the Japanese lines, using radio to keep in touch and supplied from the air.
- Between mid-February and the end of March 1943, Wingate led his 3,000 Chindits into Burma, where they seriously disrupted Japanese communications.
World War II: from Burmese chinthé, a mythical creature.
Words that rhyme with Chinditconduit
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