Translation of artillery in Spanish:

artillery

Pronunciation: /ɑːrˈtɪləri; ɑːˈtɪləri/

n

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (weapons) artillería (feminine) heavy artillery artillería pesada
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    • From ahead came the rumble of heavy artillery fire off to the west and the east.
    • British forces took its airport and a bridge, but Iraqi forces resisted with artillery and heavy machine guns.
    • Thousands were killed from heavy artillery fire and constant aerial bombardment by the Nazis.
    1.2 (branch of army) (+ singular or plural verb/+ verbo en singular o plural) the artillery la artillería
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    • The mortar platoon is the personal artillery battery for the battalion commander.
    • Together with the armour, artillery and infantry, the Royal Engineers form one of the combat elements of the army.
    • Reinforced with artillery the Kwantung Army tried again on 23 July, but were again checked.

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