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guerrilla also: guerilla
American English: /ɡəˈrɪlə/
British English: /ɡəˈrɪlə/

Translation of guerrilla in Spanish:

noun

  • guerrillero, (-ra) (masculine, feminine)
    (before noun) (tactics/leader)
    guerrillero
    guerrilla group
    Example sentences
    • The military power employed went beyond American troops engaged in fighting guerillas.
    • During the eighteenth century, the Sikhs had to fight a guerilla war against huge forces.
    • When you're fighting guerrillas, or terrorists, the enemy is quite literally hydra-headed.

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