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American English: /ˌɡrɛnəˈdɪr/
British English: /ˌɡrɛnəˈdɪə/

Translation of grenadier in Spanish:


  • Example sentences
    • By this time though, the grenade itself had been largely dropped from the infantryman's armoury and grenadiers were simply soldiers selected for their appearance and height.
    • At dusk on 14 October, two 400-man columns, one French grenadiers and chasseurs, the other American light infantry under Alexander Hamilton, attacked two redoubts in advance of the main British line.
    • In the old photos the cemetery hill is bare, but now it is wooded over, and the Hussars, Cossacks, infantrymen, grenadiers and all the rest are lying in the shade of the trees.
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