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American English: /ˈpɛrəˌtrups/
British English: /ˈparətruːps/

Translation of paratroops in Spanish:

plural noun

  • (Military)
    paracaidistas (masculine plural) (del ejército)
    Example sentences
    • They will begin with a parachute drop by modern-day paratroops and 10 veterans of the battle over Ginkel Heath, about eight miles from Arnhem, where the original drops were made.
    • Back on June 6, hours before the main D-Day assault force stormed the beaches, a misplaced parachute drop had deposited his paratroop regiment far from the 5,000-ship Allied armada poised off Normandy's beaches.
    • Bernadette was addressing the crowds in Derry on 31 January 1972 when the British army's paratroop regiment opened fire on protesters.
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