Definition of gunship in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈgʌnʃɪp


  • A heavily armed helicopter: gunships were pounding the capital for the third night running a helicopter gunship
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    • Army helicopter gunships and MiG fighter planes lead the attacks but cannot distinguish between hardened officers and fresh abductees.
    • Just beyond the camp is a large airfield where dozens of helicopter gunships and MiG fighter jets are protected by concrete bomb shelters.
    • They were supplied with weapons and air support from helicopter gunships and Antonov bombers.

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