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kamikaze

Pronunciation: /ˌkɑːmɪˈkɑːzi; ˌkæmɪˈkɑːzi/

Translation of kamikaze in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • kamikaze (masculine); (before noun/delante del nombre) [pilot/plane/mission] kamikaze [driver] [humorous/humorístico], suicida
    Example sentences
    • In all subsequent amphibious campaigns - Luzon, Iwo Jima, Okinawa - the carriers battled land-based Japanese kamikazes, striking their airfields and other strategic targets.
    • One point Hanson alludes to is the real difference between the Japanese kamikaze as a tactical weapon of terror and the fanatical suicide zealot as a terrorist.
    • Admittedly, people have made too much of the apocryphal remark attributed to Adm Chester Nimitz that no surprises occurred in the Second World War in the Pacific except the kamikazes.

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