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small arms

Translation of small arms in Spanish:

plural noun

  • (armas de bajo calibre)
    Example sentences
    • The enemy met descending paratroopers with heavy small arms and machinegun fire.
    • One army patrol opened fire with small arms and machine guns, forcing the rebels to flee toward the second.
    • He then dashed through a hail of small arms and exploding hand grenades to abort a breach of the main gate.

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