Definition of Armalite in English:

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Armalite

Pronunciation: /ˈɑːməlʌɪt/

noun

trademark in the UK
A type of light automatic rifle.
Example sentences
  • It doesn't even fall apart on decommissioning, the IRA having agreed to full, verifiable handing over and destruction of its Armalites, handguns and bazookas.
  • He now believes that the republican constituency in Northern Ireland is finally pledged to engage exclusively in the political peace process, instead of keeping (in the notorious phrase) an Armalite rifle in the other hand.
  • An Armalite rifle was found in the room of one of the 17 men picked up for questioning, Hassan told a radio interview.

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