Translation of skirmish in Spanish:

skirmish

Pronunciation: /ˈskɜːrmɪʃ; ˈskɜːmɪʃ/

noun/nombre

  • [Military/Militar] escaramuza (feminine), refriega (feminine)
    More example sentences
    • The key now is to tune out the ‘white noise’ and stop fighting the daily skirmishes of the last war.
    • Commissioned a lieutenant colonel in 1754, he fought the first skirmishes of what grew into the French and Indian War.
    • Whites fought frequent wars and skirmishes through the later nineteenth century as they pushed into Native Americans' lands.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • demonstrators skirmished with the police hubo escaramuzas or refriegas entre los manifestantes y la policía

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